Mission Statement

Residence Life cultivates values-oriented communities that are grounded in the faith-based mission of The Catholic University of America; connects students with campus resources in order to offer continued support and promote student success; offers opportunities for student learning outside of the classroom in support of the university's academic mission; establishes and upholds community living standards; recognizes and respects cultural and human differences; and prepares students for civic engagement and responsibility by providing student leadership opportunities and promoting involvement in residence hall communities. Opportunities within the residential communities will contribute to healthy student development; encourage student citizenship and civility; create connections to the Catholic University community; and promote individual responsibility for actions and interpersonal accountability for the common good.

Vision Statement

The vision of Catholic University Residence Life is to:

  • Create residential living communities that support the university's mission, values, and Catholic identity and promote the retention of students at all levels.

  • Through the Cardinal Residential Experience, provide values-centered intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social experiences and opportunities.