Residential Life

Office Goals for Residential Life

  1. Support the academic mission of the college by providing a comprehensive residential experience that fosters personal development and growth throughout a student’s career.
  2. Execute a Resident Advisor program which fosters directed individual interactions, thereby providing guidance and mentorship for the students living in all residence halls.
  3. Maintain physical facilities and assess regularly, incorporating student feedback, to ensure a residential environment that is safe, secure and enhances the Union College educational experience.
  4. Foster a sense of connection and community among all Union College students living in residence on campus.

Learning Outcomes for Residential Life

  1. Students will learn to live as responsible community members, and will demonstrate an understanding of community and social expectations.
  2. Students will learn the value of leadership activities on campus, starting with engagement in residence hall leadership.
  3. Students will value the development of themselves as “whole” people – developing their mind, body and spirit in healthy and meaningful ways.
  4. Students will engage in meaningful relationships with peers, faculty and administrators.