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Eastern Kentucky University

Housing and Residence Life

Housing & Residence Life 5 Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission Statement

EKU Housing and Residence Life fosters the holistic development, engagement, and success of our residential community by providing an inclusive home that enhances the collegiate experience.

Our Vision

EKU Housing and Residence Life strives to be a leader in collegiate student housing by providing safe, desirable and affordable housing. Through our residential curriculum, students have the opportunity to grow and share perspectives in a supportive environment that creates resourceful, independent, and engaged individuals.


Service Excellence: We will meet student needs through dedication to student success, customer service, and continual improvement.

Integrity: We will be intentional, fair, and consistent with a commitment to student development and fiscal responsibility.

Accountability: We will be responsible for our actions and their effects on others as members of the university community.

Experiential Learning: We will develop students by encouraging academic success and life-skills to help students thrive throughout their collegiate experience.

Inclusion: We will celebrate diverse backgrounds and individual identities in our staff and students, while dedicating ourselves to ongoing discussions of respect, privilege, and cultural competence.

Relationships: We will forge campus and community partnerships that will benefit the student experience.

Fun!: We will provide an environment where others enjoy and appreciate their collegiate experience as we work towards making a positive impact together.

Housing and Residence Life

521 Lancaster Avenue
Mail: CPO 51, Whitlock Room 552
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-1515


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