School Counselors

Night Host


Please follow this link to the Night Host training video.  This video is only accessible by your supervisor.  You must view this video with your supervisor before you may begin working.

Each residence hall is monitored during the day by office assistants and at night with student workers known as Night Hosts.

A good Night Host staff can stop a majority of problems at the door. Therefore, it is important for the staff to take the responsibilities seriously.


  • A SUNY College at Oneonta student
  • Maintain at least a 2.25 GPA
  • Remain in good judicial standing
  • Honor college policy and procedure
  • Must reside in the building in which you work


  • Log and report all incidents.
  • Contact the RA on duty. University Police or Residence Hall Director whenever it is appropriate and necessary for the safety and security of the building and residents.
  • Insure that the guests and visitors call their host from the call box and wait until the host arrives to escort them throughout the building.
  • All guests and visitors must be signed in. Night Hosts should ask for proper identification and signed the guests in legibly.

Night Host Hours:


11 pm - 1 am


11 pm - 2 am


11 pm - 2 am


11 pm - 2 am


11 pm - 3 am


11 pm - 4 am


11 pm - 4 am

* Night Host hours may change depending on the holiday or circumstance.


The Office of Residential Community Life
106 Wilsbach Hall
Oneonta, NY 13820
P. 607-436-3182 / 2514 /3725

What Does a First Year Experience Hall Look Like?


The Resident Student Organization

National Association of College and University Residence Halls