Residence Life

Residence Life at Emory University is a national leader in educating and engaging students in order to prepare them to live justly in the communities of the world.

We believe our values (direction) should be equal to those of Emory Campus Life. For Residence Life, these values are viewed through the overarching lenses of Academic Engagement and Building Community.

  • Flourishing (creating a community of care)
  • Critical inquiry (authentic, free exploration)
  • Cultural humility (self-reflection and self-critique that leads to greater intercultural understanding)
  • Courageous integrity (ethical decision-making and principled behavior)
  • Social justice (challenging injustices and affirming differences)
  • Professional excellence (helping staff and students be exemplary and innovative)

Office of Residence Life Priorities:

  • Academic engagement
  • Building safe and inclusive communities
  • Collaborations and connections
  • Social Justice
  • Student growth and development
  • Sustainability

Community Portfolio Priorities

  • Social justice education and advocacy
  • Engagement across and about difference
  • Creating healthy communities
  • Developing a leadership framework
  • Creating the conditions for self-authored personhood