Welcome:

Welcome home to Residence Life at Central Michigan University! As a result of living on campus, students will become empowered citizens who responsibly impact their communities. 

The Office of Residence Life comprises the following units:  Facilities Operations, Care Advocate Program, Central Office in Ronan Hall, and Residential Education.  Please email us at reslife@cmich.edu if we can be of any assistance regarding your decision to attend CMU or to live on campus.  We are committed to providing residents a comfortable, educational, diverse, and caring community where academic success, personal growth, and social responsibility are valued.

Sincerely,

Kathleen Gardner
Director of Residence Life

Our Mission:
The Office of Residence Life is committed to providing residents a comfortable, educational, diverse, and caring community where academic success, personal growth, and social responsibility are valued.

Our Vision:
To provide generations of college students a nationally recognized, cutting edge, living environment.

Our Educational Priority:
As a result of living on campus, students will become empowered citizens who responsibly impact their communities. 

Educational Goals

  • Identity: Students will engage in self-discovery and reflection to construct a sense of purpose
  • Relationships and Communities: Students will live productively among others and develop a caring network productively among others and develop a caring network
  • Equity and Justice: Students will explore diversity in identities; backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences among individuals and groups and choose to dialogue about issues related to privilege and oppression to foster equity and justice
  • Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate an understanding of and a commitment to creating safe, healthy, and thriving communities
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