Learning Communities Mission & Goals

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Mission

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.

Unit Overview

The Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities supports the College at 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 College’s Strategic Plan

  1. Offer appropriate academic, social and personal support to on-campus students to increase overall retention and student success. (EMSA 1)

  2. 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)

  3. Ensure best practices in Student Conduct that emphasize fairness and equity, along with self-reflection to encourage student development. (EMSA 3)

  4. Foster an environment of civility, respect, safety and accountability, through proactive and reactive support systems. (EMSA 3)

  5. Offer quality physical spaces conducive to student engagement and learning outside the classroom with exemplary customer service. (EMSA 3 & 5)

  6. Create and sustain an environment that fosters maximum potential through purposeful mentorship, supervision and training that meets student and staff needs. (EMSA 4)

  7. 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)

  8. 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)

Annual Reports

Residential Life/Learning Communities at The College at Brockport is committed to improving program effectiveness and the quality of the student experience through assessment data. The use of assessment data will contribute to the culture of evidence within the department and campus community. We gather qualitative and quantitative data through various methods and tools. Residential Life/Learning Communities upholds and supports divisional and institutional goals and priorities related to assessment which can be found here

Please see below for a listing of our most recent departmental, annual reports. Annual reports include- Unit/Office Goals, Assessment Plans and Closing the Loop Summary:

 

Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities
Thompson Hall - West Wing
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, New York 14420-2980
Phone: (585) 395-2122, (585) 395-2108
Fax: (585) 395-2732
Email: housing@brockport.edu

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