Theme Two Strategic Goal #4: Creating a Vibrant Residential and Campus Environment

Objective #1:

Develop a Residential Engagement Strategy

Build a robust residential program that increases participation rate, enriches student learning, and fosters a spirit of engagement and community among students, staff, and faculty.


  • Design a comprehensive residential strategy to include models for student well-being, academic engagement living and learning programs, special interest residential programs, and the Resident Assistant Program


  • Students living off-campus who move to on-campus housing
  • Quality of student housing, on-campus student life, student activities, overall satisfaction (i.e., NSSE)
  • Roommate changes
  • Retention rate of students in on-and off-campus housing
  • Attendance at campus events (e.g., athletic, performance, speakers, OID)


Strategy Development - 5 months; Implementation - 18 months


Objective #2:

Reimagine Arcadia’s Graduate Environment

Create a sense of belonging and enhance engagement for graduate students within and beyond their program.


  • Identify issues and needs specific to our graduate students (including online)
  • Create a comprehensive strategy designed to improve graduate students’ overall experience


  • Resources available to graduate students during evenings and summer
  • Graduate student resource utilization rate during evenings and summer
  • Usage rate of campus services by graduate students
  • Engagement, satisfaction, sense of belonging (i.e., graduate student survey)


End of May 2021 - 18 months

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