Each Residence Bay and Floor has a live-in don who is responsible for supporting approximately 25 students. The dons organize social and educational Residence events and receive special training to provide support, mentorship and initial crisis response for students.
The University also employs a group of upper-year students known as Patrol, who conduct rounds of the residence after-hours. They encourage students to uphold community standards and promote a safe and supportive environment through peer mentorship. Professional security also monitor campus after regular business hours and weekends.
The Assistant Dean of Residence Life oversees residence life, including supervision of the don team, programming and supports for students living at King’s and is available to residence students for help and support. The Assistant Dean provides general guidance and mentorship to the students living in residence, and can refer students to a whole variety of professional supports, such as academic advising or health and counselling services. The Assistant Dean lives on campus, and has an office located in Alex Hall.
The Assistant Dean of Housing & Ancillary Services oversees housing operations, including the residence application process and room assignments. The Assistant Dean also manages Patrol and the service providers to Residence, such as dining services, custodial services, and security. One of the Assistant Deans or Dean of Students (or delegate) is on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.