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Residential Life and Housing, NYC

Residential Education Pathway

Residential Education Pathway (REP) Explore, Engage, Excel

Educational Priority

In the spirit of opportunitas, residential students are active participants in experiences that build skills and habits essential to future success.

Learning Goals & Outcomes

  • Self-Awareness: Students will identify their strengths and put them into action
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Students will develop and demonstrate their ability to have relationships with others
  • Community Engagement: Students will contribute to and understand how their actions affect the community
  • Academic Experience: Students will know and engage with different methods of academic support

Departmental Strategies

  • Pop-Ups: Resident assistants will facilitate opportunities for students to develop, lead, and participate in activities to build relationships and community
    • Social Media: In a world of technology, our department uses social media for student outreach to provide opportunities to engage with the larger Pace community without leaving their rooms @pacenycreslife
    • Snap Shots: Engaging bulletin boards or displays that helps residents connect with university information, upcoming events in the halls and professional networking opportunities
    • Setter Seconds: For students on the go, our staff provides quick tricks, tips and university information to support their fast Pace lifestyle and connect with staff
    • Community Events: Events designed for residential students to become involved with their floor, building, and larger Pace community while trying new experiences, making new friends, and challenge themselves 
  • NY Minutes: Structured connections between residents and their resident assistant, community coordinator, and Pace community
    • Touch Points: Intentional one on one conversations between residents and their Resident Assistant to provide students further access to campus resources they need to be academically and personally successful
    • Community Meetings: Resident Assistant led meetings used to address community needs, communicate important information, and Participate in education group learning opportunities
    • Roommate Agreements: Residents examine how their habits/routines will impact each other and discuss strategies for preventing conflict with their roommates
    • Student Conduct: Residents reflect on their decision making by identifying their core values, examining the impact of their choices on the community, and exploring alternative decisions for future incidents