Residential Life is a Student Affairs department. Our vision is "Engage and educate: Creating communities of learners, leaders, and responsible citizens." Through our mission we strive to promote a sense of community and encourage the growth and development of each student in a variety of living environments. Our program seeks to complement the academic mission of Northwestern University by providing students opportunities for learning in a safe, diverse, and respectful environment.
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Our Residential Life staff is composed of 16 full-time staff and over 225 student staff who enhance the on-campus living experience by providing:
- Community development (e.g., community organizing; event planning; and advising hall governments);
- Resident education (e.g., educating students on University policies and procedures; encouraging responsible independence and healthy living);
- Safety and security (e.g., documenting violations of University policy; reporting facilities related problems; educating students about emergency response protocols; aiding students); and