The Campus Living & Residential Education (CLRE) team is a group of passionate and student-centered professionals dedicated to supporting students’ learning through fostering vibrant residential communities. Through the services we provide, including on-campus housing facilities, residential programs, and student leadership opportunities, we seek to create opportunities to engage in meaningful connections, continue self-discovery, and become responsible leaders in local and global communities. Our residential programs promote learning and development in our five educational focus areas:
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Student Behavior and Conflict
- Student and Personal Success
Mission, Vision, & Values
Our Mission: CLRE supports all aspects of residential living; creating safe, supportive, and inclusive communities where all residents can feel at home.
Our Vision: CLRE will establish a premier and innovative residential experience that sparks vibrant communities, cultivates lifelong connections, promotes self-discovery, develops global leaders, and fosters an affinity for GW.
Our Values: CLRE is committed to embodying our values through our programs, services, and interactions with the GW community. Our values include:
Our team actively, intentionally, and continuously promotes a sense of belonging for our students. Our residential experiences are designed to build robust communities and create opportunities for meaningful relationships. We will cultivate an on-campus community that sparks students’ desire to engage with one another, as well as the larger GW and DC communities.
We celebrate the wide range of identities, perspectives, and lived experiences in our communities. We work through multiple perspectives, while balancing the interests of the individual and community. We are willing to disrupt conventional or convenient practices and perspectives to create more equitable and student-centered experiences for all residents.
We are committed to meeting the evolving needs of our students, our staff , and our profession. We will prioritize services and programs grounded in research, collaboration, student input, theory, and emerging higher education trends.
We are committed to promoting and supporting students’ academic endeavors as well as holistic learning and growth beyond the classroom. We will prioritize opportunities for experiential learning through our services, programs, and campus collaborations.
We prioritize a holistic student experience in each of our services and practices by providing support and motivation to help students reach their greatest potential. Our students serve as vital leaders in our community and help to drive our initiatives. Our residential experience promotes empowerment, collaboration, and personal responsibility for all community members.
We are committed to providing a residential experience that fosters a sense of safety, support, and empowerment. Through our programs and services, we will prioritize helping students and guests achieve emotional, environmental, intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social wellness.
The Campus Living & Residential Education Team
east commons neighborhood
North village neighborhood
south square neighborhood
West way neighborhood
the mount vernon campus
central office staff