Mission and Vision Statement

Vision Statement

In the spirit of excellence, Valdosta State University Housing & Residence Life commits to teaching & preparing every resident in the pursuit of knowledge and growth.

Mission Statement

Housing and Residence Life is committed to providing our students with a safe, dynamic, residential experience that promotes Personal Growth, Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership Development, and Academic Success for every resident in order to actively engage their future as responsible global citizens. 

  • Learning Outcome 1: Academic Success

    A: Persistence

    • Students will seek out resources to provide accurate knowledge/information on their academic pursuits.
    • Students will develop a definiteness of purpose and plans.

    B: Educational Acclimation

    • Students will able to maneuver the landscape of college resource gathering.
    • Students will establish a belief in their ability to succeed academically.
  • Learning Outcome 2: Personal Growth

    A: Wellness

    • Students will be able to maneuver the landscape of college resource gathering
    • Students will be able to identify and utilize appropriate campus, academic and life resources.

    B: Responsibility

    • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of balance between education, work and leisure time.
    • Students will develop personal identify and goals.
  • Learning Outcome 3: Diversity and Inclusion

    A: Awareness

    • Students will be able to be accepting others.
    • Students will seek to understand viewpoints of others and appreciate the value of others' views.

    B: Respect

    • Students will be able to engage in activities/experiences that differ from their cultural upbringing.
    • Students will learn to respect each other/their environment.
  • Learning Outcome 4: Leadership Development

    A: Communication

    • Students will develop healthy, effective interpersonal communication.
    • Students will understand how their communication technique can (and should change) depending on the medium selected.

    B: Critical Thinking

    • Students will integrate concepts and principles from multiple perspectives in order to address problems and make decisions.
    • Students will be able to apply knowledge from the classroom.