Residential Curriculum

Personal Responsibility

Students will be able to assume responsibility for their individual experience by applying values to their  decision making.

  • Define personal values.
  • Analyze actions of self and others through a lens of personal values.
  • Apply personal values to individual actions in one on one and group settings.

Interpersonal Communication

Students will  build relationships, actively solve problems, and resolve conflicts through understanding communication styles to accomplish personal and relational goals.

  • Describe different types of communication styles.
  • Utilize identified methods of communication.
  • Reflect on the method of communication utilized in an individual circumstance to prepare for future interactions.

Identity Development

Students will identify social and personal identities, understand their positionality with the development of self and others identities, and learn how to practice social justice advocacy in their residential, IUPUI and Indianapolis communities.

  • Discuss social and personal identity.
  • Interpret how social identities impact their communities to varying degrees.
  • Examine active and passive participation in institutions of oppression.

Community Engagement

Students will make connections with others within their residential, IUPUI and Indianapolis communities. Students will be introduced to the complexity of social issues and make  positive contributions.

  • Develop awareness of the various types of communities and social issues that exist.
  • Discover methods for engaging with a community or social issue.
  • Evaluate how specific individual and group actions impact a community or social issue.

2,700The number of conversations RAs had with residents about our learning goals

95%The percentage of students who reported having at least an okay or great roommate relationship

300The number of activities hosted by RAs that supported learning and connection

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