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Mission Statement

University Housing is dedicated to fostering a quality living and learning environment.

Vision Statement

University Housing seeks to be a progressive organization that creates an engaging living and learning environment and will be recognized for providing quality customer services.

Statement of Values

In addition to the shared values of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, University Housing values the following:

  •     Engaging students in active learning
  •     Helping students develop coherent values, ethical standards, and social awareness
  •     Setting high expectations for students and staff
  •     Using systematic inquiry to improve student and departmental performance
  •     Providing leadership and efficient use of resources to help achieve the institution's mission and goals
  •     Establishing educational partnerships
  •     Building supportive and inclusive living and learning communities

Statement on Diversity

University Housing is committed to engaging students in educational experiences in an open, civil, and respectful climate that will prepare them for global citizenship and lifelong learning.

Educational Priority

University Housing fosters an environment that promotes opportunities for students to become civically, socially, and academically responsible individuals who are engaged members of their current and future communities.

Learning Goals and Outcomes

Practical Competence: Students will acquire knowledge and skills that will enable them to be self-sufficient and capable of solving everyday problems. 

As a result of participating in University Housing, students will be able to:

  • arrange their schedule in a manner that reflects their priorities.
  • practice problem solving skills utilizing strategies and resources provided by University Housing.
  • modify their plan for achieving their goals for their time at SIUE. 

Civility: Students will interact compassionately with the world around them while gaining an understanding of appreciation for cultural and human differences.

As a result of participating in University Housing, students will be able to:

  • describe their choices and the impact of their choices on themselves and others.
  • describe two ways they have demonstrated support for others.
  • practice developing healthy relationships.
  • employ behaviors that demonstrate civil discourse. 

Social Responsibility: Students will articulate and demonstrate the duty to act for the benefit of society and the environment. 

As a result of participating in University Housing, students will be able to:

  • describe one way they are involved with the SIUE community.
  • employ three strategies that demonstrate an understanding of the triple bottom line of sustainability.

Global Awareness: Students will articulate and celebrate the similarities and differences of individuals, groups and societies. 

As a result of participating in University Housing, students will be able to:

  • explain three of their personal attributes such as identity, strengths and values.
  • students will choose to interact with individuals of different identities and backgrounds. 
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