» Faculty and Academic Partnerships

Students meeting with faculty member over pizza dinner.In concert with the Student Affairs Learning Outcomes, one of the Office of Housing and Residence Life's most important roles is to support students' learning, both inside and outside of the classroom. To accomplish this, we facilitate faculty involvement in the residence halls, coordinate experiential learning activities connected to course curriculum, and offer space for academic programs, services, and studying.

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Faculty members who are interested in partnering with Residence Life & First Year Experience can contact Assistant Director, Joseph Koluder.

Supporting Research

Numerous research studies highlight the significance of faculty-student interaction outside of the classroom. Here are just a few:

Pascarella & Terenzini (1978)

Endo & Harpel (1982)

Kim & Sax (2009)