Residential Life/Learning Communities and Student Conduct contribute to the holistic development of students through intentional support, programs and collaboration, which foster a safe, inclusive and engaged community.
The Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities supports SUNY Brockport’s mission by developing safe, inclusive and vibrant communities that value academic excellence and overall student development. Through collaboration and unique relationships with students, our staff provides an appropriate balance of challenge and support, community development and a purposeful residential curriculum with holistic student education at its core.
Overarching Departmental Goals
ALIGNED WITH EMSA DIVISIONAL GOALS, WHICH MAP TO THE University’s STRATEGIC PLAN
- Offer appropriate academic, social and personal support to on-campus students to increase overall retention and student success. (EMSA 1)
- Utilize and implement national best practices related to residential curriculum, living learning communities, student conduct, facilities and occupancy management (as outlined by professional organizations such as ACPA, NASPA, AAC&U, ASCA and ACUHO-I). (EMSA 2)
- Ensure best practices in Student Conduct that emphasize fairness and equity, along with self-reflection to encourage student development. (EMSA 3)
- Foster an environment of civility, respect, safety and accountability, through proactive and reactive support systems. (EMSA 3)
- Offer quality physical spaces conducive to student engagement and learning outside the classroom with exemplary customer service. (EMSA 3 & 5)
- Create and sustain an environment that fosters maximum potential through purposeful mentorship, supervision and training that meets student and staff needs. (EMSA 4)
- Create and sustain an environment that supports enrollment/occupancy to ensure a balance between access, affordability and financial sustainability of the RLLC program. (EMSA 5)
- Utilize principles related to equity, diversity and inclusion to advance social justice, improve the campus climate and equip staff and students with tools to effect social change for the betterment of our community. (EMSA 6)