Strategic Initiatives

HOUSING AND RESIDENTIAL LIFE – STRATEGIC PLAN 2015-2017

MISSION        

Offering various and diverse living and learning experiences, the Office of Housing and Residential Life is an integral part of the educational mission of Sacramento State. As such, the department strives to create a welcoming and stimulating environment that prompts students to participate in co-curricular activities that promote life and leadership skills, social responsibility, and academic success.  

VALUES                

Teamwork: Committed to working collaboratively to provide a positive, caring environment; where we take pride in the quality of our work.

Innovation: Committed to continuous improvement in the quality of the residential experience with an increasingly global perspective.

Professionalism: Being accountable for ethical conduct that reflects positively on the University and the department.

Quality Customer Service: Committed to excellence in serving our customers, and in the quality of our programs.

Integrity: Conducting the Housing and Residential Life operation in an honest, ethical and trustworthily manner. Leading with courage, accountability; positive role modeling.

Respect: Providing our highest regard for the worth and rights of others, including respect for their ideas, values and contributions.
 

HOUSING DASH BOARD

  • Housing and Residential Life is a non-general fund, self-support program
  • 2100 on-campus beds housing a mix of first-year through graduate school students
  • 7 residence halls and 1 dining center
  • 51 full-time employees, 60 paraprofessional staff, approximately 150 student staff
  • Operating budget of ~$17million
  • First-Year Experience Program and Residential Theme Floors
  • Faculty in Residence Program
  • Full Summer Conference Program
  • 100% occupancy 

Housing and Residential Life Strategic Goals

Below are the 2016/17 goals developed based on University strategic initiatives.    

Goal 1: Enhance student learning and success

  1. First-time freshman students living on campus and on academic probation (AP) will continue their second year at Sacramento State.
  2. First-time freshman students living on campus will continue their second year at Sacramento State.
  3. First-time freshman students living on campus and on AP will have a higher GPA in their second semester.
  4. Full-time first-time freshman students living on campus will have a higher term GPA than full-time first-time freshman students living off campus.
  5. Students living on campus will progress in dimensions of development.

Goal 5: Engage students on a comprehensive university experience

  1. Student Assistants will increase their personal and professional development including knowledge of diversity and social justice.
  2. Students will “agree” or “strongly agree” with being satisfied with the services and support they receive from the residence halls.
  3. Students living in the housing “theme communities” will “agree” or “strongly agree” with being satisfied with their experiences.