Provide learning communities by developing programs that promote academic success and personal development and provide attractive, clean, comfortable, and safe facilities that meet the needs of the campus community.
Be a premier living-learning community that embodies the highest standards of campus housing.
The Department of Residential Life is a community that operates based on values–those principles, standards, and qualities we believe are the bedrock for service to the campus community. These values are common to all personnel within the Department of Residential Life and represent the essence of our professionalism. Our actions are a clear reflection of the following values.
Integrity - Build trust with community members by creating an environment of mutual respect, openness, and truthfulness. Balance the legitimate needs of those affected by our actions.
Ethics - Abide by the highest standards of our profession, a set of moral principles that guide our rules of conduct in respect to the social, professional, and learning environment.
Teamwork - Use a cooperative effort by the members of our community to achieve common goals. Exercise a unity of effort to consistently achieve community goals utilizing all available resources. Create common understanding and commitment when problem solving. Display genuine and total confidence in the integrity, ability, and good character of other team members.
Courage - Stand up willingly for what is right for the community as a whole even if that stand is contrary to conventional wisdom. Exhibit confidence and tenacity to make bold decisions, hold to the chosen course despite challenges or difficulties, and accept full responsibility for the outcome.
Community Development - Diversity in all its forms is central to a healthy and dynamic community. We commit to working from multiple perspectives while advocating for the interests of all individuals and the community. We strive to provide all people equal access to resources, services, and programs.
Stewardship - Use resources responsibly and creatively to benefit present and future members of the community. Pursue continual improvement and excellence.