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Student Success


Student Living

Vision: The Department of Student Living strives to develop premier residential communities and programs that promote student learning and personal development.
Mission: The departments under the Associate Dean of Student Living support the mission of the University by maintaining a campus environment which is conductive to the recruitment, retention, personal development, and success of students. Specifically, we advocate for student rights; promote student involvement in the University's decision-making process; provide proframs for new students to help them adjust to college living and learning; and offer services and programs which respond to the needs of diverse constituencies.
Student Living is committed to:
Providing quality service while responding to students' needs and exceed expectations;
Ensuring strong community living and engagement experiences;
Providing an orientation program that acclimates students to campus and augments student learning;
Assisting students in developing cultural and academic competence through upholding diversity inclusivity;
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 and retention of students.

CORE VALUES for Student Living

We pledge to keep students at the center of everything we do.
We pledge to be proud, supportive, honest, ethical and moral for ourselves, others and in all we do. We are committed to nurturing respect across all areas of our community.
We commit to supporting an environment in which we engage all people and embrace individuality. We commit to providing equal access to high quality educational opportunities for all students. We value diversity and ensure our work is reflective of an inclusive environment.
We strive for the best in all we do and aim to exceed our own expectations. We proudly demonstrate integrity to do what is in the best interest of our students, staff, faculty, and university community.
We demonstrate and expect to work in a climate in which partnerships can happen and endeavor to support student success.
We have a sustained commitment for continuous improvement, responsible decision making and innovation. We vow through our actions and words to practice honesty and transparency.

Jenna Hyatt

Interim Associate Dean for Student Living





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