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Mission & Values

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Housing and Residence Life is to cultivate development through purposeful and innovative programs, practices, and services provided in a safe and inclusive residential environment.


We value environments that support educational opportunities for academic, personal, and professional development.


We value creating excellent experiences through the use of departmental resources, individualized guidance, innovative ideas, and purposeful engagement.


We value environments and resources that contribute towards social, physical, emotional, spiritual, mental, and intellectual development.

We value fostering a sense of belonging to an environment that offers opportunities to share perspectives, acknowledges interdependence, and provide mutual support and understanding to all.


We value individual and interpersonal conduct guided by honesty, consistency, transparency, and ethical principles.


We value environments that support access, challenge biases, cultivate empathy, and foster respect and fairness for all.