Strategic Initiatives

Strategic Initiatives With Outcomes

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.
 

DASHBOARD

  • Housing and Residential Life is a non-general fund, self-support program
  • 1,700 on-campus beds housing a mix of first-year through graduate school students
  • 43 full-time employees, 44 paraprofessional staff; approximately 100 student assistants
  • Operating budget of ~$12.5 million
  • First-Year Experience Program and Residential Theme Floors
  • Faculty Mentor Program 
  • Full Summer Conference Program 
  • Phase II 416 bed residence hall scheduled to open in fall 2017

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

  1. Increase the persistence rate to the second year for first time students living on campus.
  2. Increase the average term GPA for all students living on-campus during the academic year.
  3. Increase the average term GPA for first time students living on-campus at the end of their first academic year.
  4. Increase the average term GPA for first time students living on-campus and on Academic Probation at the end of their first academic year.  (i.e. Higher spring GPA than fall GPA)
  5. Improve the satisfaction rate for students living in theme communities. 
  6. Encourage students living in the Leadership and Service theme community to enroll in the Green Certificate Program which is part of the Leadership Initiative. 
  7. Encourage students living in the residence halls to enroll in the Green Certificate Program which is part of the Leadership Initiative.  .
  8. Improve student response in a number of personal growth areas through participating in the Chancellor’s Office customer satisfaction survey.   
  9. Improve student satisfaction with their living environment and services through HRL’s participation in the Chancellor’s Office campus functional area customer satisfaction survey.
  10. Student Assistants working in HRL will increase their leadership abilities including knowledge of diversity/social justice concepts after working in the department for one year.