Student Life

Residence Life Mission and Values

Rice Hall studentsAU ResLife’s mission is to contribute to the educational mission of the university by cultivating a Christ-centered, diverse, and transformative community focused on student learning and holistic growth.

AU ResLife Vision

AU ResLife strives to foster an inclusive community which enriches student learning and growth.

AU ResLife strives to become a place that:

  • All students feel welcome and known as valued members of the community
  • Students can make meaning out of their faith and college experience
  • Fosters student buy-in into the learning and growth process Is viewed as a valuable asset to the AU campus community
  • Is known as a leader within Christian Higher Education by creating practices that integrate theory and research into the everyday life of college students

AU ResLife Core Values

Along with the institutional core values, AU ResLife also holds these values in order to accomplish our mission and reach our vision:

  • Christ-Centered Community
  • Relationally-Empowered Learning and Growth
  • Diverse Perspectives
  • Responsible Stewardship
  • Authentic Leadership