Bard College Residence Life & Housing
OUR CORE VALUES:
Respect - In all that we do, respect is at the core of how we interact with students, parents, alumni, and campus colleagues.
Support - Acknowledging that college students are continually faced with challenges both academic and non- academic, our office strives to lend added support, guidance and advice in order to assist in their overall success.
Kaizen - A Japanese word meaning "good change". A driving philosophy of continuous improvement within the OORLAH. Everyone is a participant in the success of the office, therefore everyone is responsible for improving processes and procedures. Good (and improving) processes bring good (and improving) results.
Empowerment - Providing an arena for growth through trust and support, allowing others to realize their leadership potential. To empower someone is challenge them to use the tools and resources they already have, but may not understand or realize.
Transparency - Making our processes and expectations both clear and known. This does not mean breaching confidentiality in any way, rather we believe in providing all of the appropriate information for students to make informed choices and know their options. This also means that we are able to demonstrate where we have made processes and policies clear, in writing. Transparency also means that we wish to be our authentic, human selves in interacting with students.
We aspire to be leaders in creating vibrant and inclusive, student-driven communities that foster active engagement, personal development, and lifelong connections.
Important Housing DatesMonday, June 4, 2018
Intersession Housing Begins
Friday, August 10, 2018
First Year students arrive for Language & Thinking
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Transfer students arrive 10am-2pm
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Arrival Day for all returning students
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