Our Curricular Approach in Residence:

Educational Priority

Living in residence at Carleton University will cultivate engaged leaders in their current and future communities.

Learning Goals

Self-Awareness is a student’s ability to recognize and reflect on the process of developing their identity and purpose.

Positive Relationships are a student’s ability to intentionally interact and establish respectful relationships with others.

Community Engagement is a student’s ability to recognize and demonstrate the shared values for the betterment of the communities in which they live.

Self-Awareness

Students who live in residence will be able to:

  • Describe to others three aspects of their identity
  • Identify one academic, one personal and one career goal
  • Recognize and refer to two strategies which will allow them to overcome personal challenges
  • Demonstrate three practical skills needed to be successful outside of the residence community

Positive Relationships

Students who live in residence will be able to:

  • Value inclusion in the residence and Carleton University communities
  • Demonstrate two effective communication strategies to use with their peers
  • Examine conflict in a positive manner

Community Engagement

Students who live in residence will be able to:

  • Value the rights and responsibilities of living in a community
  • Identify three ways they have intentionally engaged in their community
  • Explain an individual’s commitment to act for the benefit of their community
  • Contribute to the values and practices of local, national and international communities

Residence Fellows are imperative to the implementation and success of our curricular approach in Residence.