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Statement of Mission and Values

The Office of Residential Life offers undergraduate student housing and promotes personal growth, social responsibility and intellectual development through community-based interactions. The work of the Office of Residential Life is guided by the following set of organizational values. We affirm these values as characteristic of the kinds of inclusive, residential communities we strive to build on campus.

Service

We value service that is of high quality, prompt and responsive.

Safety and Security

We value healthy levels of cleanliness, predictable building security and a culture of sound decision making.

Communication

We value communication that is meaningful, timely, clear and consistent.

Collaboration

We value partnerships with others and the positive outcomes that result.

Accountability

We value individuals and groups who hold themselves and others accountable for the choices they make.

Fairness

We value equitable and consistent actions that honor individual circumstances and recognize that all outcomes may not be identical.

Diversity

We value awareness of ourselves and those around us, and engagement in the complexities of a multicultural environment.

Learning

We value educational experiences that promote learning as an on-going process that occurs in a variety of settings.

We strive to act with integrity in all our endeavors and encourage others to do the same.

Last Updated: 1/21/09