Thriving @ College 101
- Doing laundry
- Using public transportation
- Defining healthy relationships and consent
- Developing study skills
- Identifying emotional wellness support strategies
- Designing personal and professional goals
- Identifying personal values and Jesuit values
Educational Priority Statement
Residents will learn what it means to live in and contribute to a residential community, through Community Standards, civic engagement via Hall/Area Council, and communication with roommates.
Residents will develop greater independence by learning about residential living skills, public transportation, decision-making strategies around alcohol and drugs, and healthy relationships and consent.
Residents will work toward greater academic success by focusing on emotional wellness, academic resources, using a calendar, seeking summer internships, and designing specific, realistic goals.
Residents will engage in transformative education in the Jesuit tradition by learning about social justice, Jesuit values and their own personal values, and faith/spirituality/worldview formation.
- RA Program: Facilitate structured activities in the residence hall
- Guest Program: Bring in campus partner/outside expert to facilitate program in the residence hall
- Dialogue Group: Lead discussion in residence hall
- Lobby Talk: Set up table(s) in the lobby of the building and find ways to interact with students
- Field Trip: Bring students to an off-campus event or location related to the learning outcome
- Door-to-Door: Intentional one-on-one conversations with residents in the hall/area
- Bulletin Board: Place visual elements on bulletin board
- Visual Display: Create floor decorations, door hangers, or posters, placed prominently in community spaces
- Digital Media: Create and share original multimedia (video, podcast, newsletter)
Download the Residential Curriculum 2018-19 for more information.