Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining (OHRLD) provides
well-maintained residential and dining facilities, supported by a highly
trained staff who promote the growth of students through opportunities for
engagement and autonomy within an inclusive community of learners.
Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining strives to:
Our office is composed of individuals from differing backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and lifestyles who value the following:
Our residential communities provide individual members with the opportunity to share experiences, goals and belief systems. Students are encouraged to demonstrate respect for themselves and others as well as take responsibility for their own actions. We support students as they make important life decisions and become productive members of their communities.
We believe diversity enriches and empowers the lives of all people. Therefore, we strive to develop civil, dynamic communities which celebrate individuality and commonality while affirming human dignity and integrity.
We believe the ethical practice of sound management principles is paramount. Thus, we endeavor to provide housing and dining services which are high-quality, reasonably-priced, and responsive to the needs of the community.
Our staff promotes these core values in the following three interdependent areas:
We provide cost-efficient residential and dining programs which are responsive to the needs of the community and promote a safe, sanitary and comfortable environment. Our ongoing goals are to: provide clean and well-maintained facilities; meet accessibility requirements; and promote safety and security.
We provide efficient administration of all aspects of the housing and dining programs to meet institutional and residential needs. Our ongoing goals are to provide: a housing program that offers a variety of living options; a dining program that offers a variety of high-quality and nutritious options; and work experiences that enhance skills, teach responsibility, and assist students with their financial obligations.
We provide programs and services that prepare students to be responsible and productive community members. Our ongoing goals are to encourage students to: embrace intellectual and personal challenges; accept responsibility for their actions; and develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.