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Mission / Vision / Core Values


The Office of Off-Campus Housing and Community Engagement (OCHCE) seeks to enhance off campus living with rewarding, experiential learning and growth experiences reflective of the University’s core values of Truth, Excellence, Leadership and Service. As residential citizens in a diverse local and global community it is of paramount importance that the ideals of mutual respect, community awareness and engagement are represented by our off campus Bison as they continue to serve as exemplars of the University. 


The Office of Off-Campus Housing and Community Engagement will positively influence the co-curricular and residential experiences for better and healthier community living for all. 

Core Values

In addition to the values set forth in OCHCE’s vision, we value and are committed to:

  • Respect for all individuals
  • Appreciation for community standards
  • Community responsiveness and engagement
  • Building positive community friendly relationships 
  • Developing "Bison Pride" exemplars/ ambassadors who exemplify exceptional co-curricula learning experiences


Our Mission

The Division Student Affairs supports the mission of the University by providing student-centered, high quality programs that promote an appreciation of diversity and foster a strong university community.


Address & Phone

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
2400 Sixth Street, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20059

Telephone: 202-806-2100 
Fax: 202-806-9302