C.L.A.S.S. is the acronym for Continuing the Legacy of African-American Student Success. As a live-in member of the residence hall student staff, the C.L.A.S.S. advocate (CA) occupies a crucial role in enriching the experience of residents in the community through assistance to African-American students, communication with all staff and students and participation in continuing efforts to educate and address the needs of all students in the residence hall communities. The primary purpose of the position is to aid in the retention and academic success of African-American students who are residents in University Housing. A secondary goal of the program is to work toward better multicultural understanding among all students on campus.