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Vision & Mission 

Vision:

The Department of Residence Life at Belmont University is committed to fostering a Christian community that encourages students and staff to focus on personal and spiritual growth, as well as individual, communal, and civil responsibility within an educational and purposeful living experience.

Mission:

Community Responsibility:

  • We promote respect for all people and property, as well as the rights and responsibilities of all individuals within the community.
  • We serve as resources, committed to honest and effective communication with students, parents, alumni, colleagues, and members of the greater community surrounding Belmont.

Challenge/Support:

  • We seek to provide a vibrant community rich with opportunities for both personal and professional growth emphasizing compassion, accountability, and the development of the individual.

Commitment to Quality:

  • We value qualitative interactions, a timely response, and a positive professional attitude in both individual and collaborative work.
  • We seek to advance our work as representatives of the values and mission of Belmont University and the Student Affairs Division through authentic and consistent relationships.

Personal Development:

  • We seek to empower students to make successful personal and professional transitions.
  • We foster a community that promotes an excitement for learning while encouraging respect for one's self and others.
  • We strive to create an environment that will culminate in self-discovery and a strong sense of personal and community identity.

Service-Motivated:

  • We seek to serve students and our peers through respect, compassion, and understanding guided by Belmont University's values, standards and expectations.

Spiritual Education and Integration:

  • We are committed to the development of a vibrant and dynamic Christian community upholding our dedication to the Christian values basic to personal growth and spiritual fulfillment.
  • We commit to foster an environment open to the free exchange of spiritual ideas in the context of Christian education.


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