Mission and Vision

Our mission is to provide a safe and enriching environment where our students live, learn, and grow.

To fulfill our mission, we:

  • Serve as mindful stewards of student funds
  • Work collaboratively with campus partners to ensure a safe, secure and enriching environment
  • Create an environment which values diverse people and ideas
  • Demonstrate inclusion and intention within our policies and practice
  • Intervene and engage one to one with students to support their success
  • Incorporate student insight and feedback in our planning and decision-making
  • Facilitate opportunities for students to be actively involved in their community
  • Challenge students to participate in transformative experiences

Office of Residential Life Vision

Supporting PSU’s strategic plan, Focus 2020, Residential Life will:

  • Provide a diverse Residential Education experience that cultivates a sense of belonging, encourages healthy behaviors, and inspires a commitment to serve
  • Enhance our residential facilities to optimize our infrastructure and support the University’s commitment to environmental sustainability
  • Invest our financial and human resources wisely, making data driven decisions, allocating strategically, and working within our capacity to ensure a healthy work/life balance
  • Develop robust programs, services, and systems that are flexible, adaptable, and continuously improving to meet the needs and priorities of a changing campus and student body