Student Success

Student Living

Vision: The Department of Student Living develop premier residential communities and programs that promote student learning and personal development.

Mission: The Department of Student Living is committed to:

  • Providing quality service and responding to students' needs 
  • Ensuring a strong community living experience 
  • Providing an orientation program that acclimates students to campus and augments student learning 
  • Assisting students in developing cultural and academic competence
  • Promoting diversity, tolerance, and cultural competence 
  • Challenging students in the areas of personal wellness, integrity, and responsible citizenship
  • Promoting Students' Rights and Responsibilities 
  • Offering a safe, clean, comfortable and academically enriched living environment 
  • Interacting and collaborating with other departments to ensure seamless service, provide co-curricular experiences, and promote student engagement

 Richard DeShields

 Associate Dean of Student Living





Early Childhood Learning CenterStudent Rights and Responsibilities 
First Year ExperienceUniversity Housing
Parent ProgramWellness Program
Student OrientationsDisability Services