"I have learned more about myself and the person I want to become in the future by living with new people and building relationships with them." – Anonymous, 2011
Students learn and develop as a direct result of living in the residence halls. Important aspects of that learning and development are influenced by the intentional efforts of our staff, campus colleagues, and the students themselves. This document articulates the learning and development that University Residences tries to help every resident achieve.
University Residences engages students in diverse and inclusive, healthy, safe and sustainable communities that foster academic success and personal growth.
Residence Life's overarching educational goal is for students to learn about themselves and how to live and work with others.
Students will examine and develop their personal identity.
Students will explore and respect the similarities and differences between themselves and others.
- Students will describe the diversity of social identities, beliefs, and backgrounds present within their living community.
- Students will recognize their assumptions and stereotypes about the social identities of others.
Students will develop interpersonal skills to create and maintain healthy relationships with others.
Students will explore their roles, responsibilities and the mutual impact within various communities.
In the Residence Halls, we define community as
We do this by engaging students in reflection in a variety of ways including: roommate conversations, community development, leadership opportunities, the conduct process, and intentional conversations with student staff.
See the complete REM document for more.
You can reach ResLife by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 360-650-2960.