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Housing and Residence Life

Mission

To provide comfortable housing, academic support, and opportunities that challenge our residents to succeed.

Vision

Housing and Residence Life solely manages the business operations of student assignments, contract management, and financial management of all student residential business. We handle all programming efforts within the residence halls, disciplinary documentation and review (in cooperation with the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Office), as well as provide several living-learning opportunities. Most importantly, we are available to the on campus residential population 24/7/365 for basic needs to critical crisis response and handling. The main Housing Office is located in Mandeville Hall on Front Campus Drive.

Residence Halls

The Department of Housing and Residence Life at The University of West Georgia is responsible for providing comfortable housing, academic support, and opportunities that challenge our residents to succeed. Our staff is committed to serving our students by:

Comfortable Housing
Comfortable housing options include traditional/community style living residence halls, suite style living options, and apartment style accommodations. Traditional housing options include Bowdon, Boykin, Downs, Gunn, Strozier, and Watson Halls. Suite style living includes Tyus Hall and the University Suites. Apartment style accommodations include the Arbor View Apartments. Greek Village offers more residential-style living, with chapter/living rooms and kitchens being shared by 6 to 20 residents.

Academic Support
Academic support is provided through various programming opportunities presented by the hall staff (primarily Resident Assistants) throughout the course of the semester. Resident Assistants (RA’s) assess the needs of their community through various means and provide ample programming opportunities to meet those needs. Since each building has its own specific community, academic support is tailored to the needs of the community.

Opportunities that challenge our residents to succeed
Perhaps the most prominent purpose in the residence halls is that of assisting students in their personal growth and development. Numerous social and educational programs are presented in the residence halls to encourage residents to explore values and social relationships and to apply classroom learning to real-life situations. Additionally students are afforded the opportunity to be a part of the hall government within the residence halls.

Contact

Stephen Whitlock, Director | 678-839-6426 | 2nd Floor Mandeville Hall | www.westga.edu/housing