Residence Life Mission and Values

Residence Life and Housing Mission Statement

To provide a safe and healthy living environment where residents will be supported academically, develop personally and interpersonally, grow spiritually, and develop a broader sense of community and cultural understanding.



Becoming intentional lifelong learners

  • Promoting academic success
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Developing communication skills
  • Continuing learning outside of the classroom

Enhancing self awareness

  • Developing identity and discovering purpose
  • Establishing autonomy and self-confidence
  • Promoting personal health and wellness

Understanding community responsibility

  • Creating a safe and healthy environment
  • Building healthy interdependent relationships
  • Developing conflict resolution skills
  • Establishing responsibility, ownership, and accountability
  • Encouraging servant leadership

Embracing diversity

  • Creating a supportive and diverse community
  • Promoting cultural awareness
  • Valuing and embracing difference
  • Promoting social justice

Cultivating spiritual awareness

  • Encouraging spiritual formation
  • Encouraging holistic development

Developing community

  • Building relationships
  • Providing a safe and healthy environment
  • Creating environments where students are recognized and valued

Residence Life Values at North Park University