Why CU Boulder?

We are an innovator in the residence life field. We lead the way in the academic/student affairs partnership with a variety of residential academic programs (RAPs), living and learning communities (LLCs) and first-year interest groups (FIGs).


Residence Life Mission

Residence Life builds an inclusive residence hall community to promote a transformative student experience and academic success through exemplary and innovative programs:

  • Be Engaged – promoting student involvement for all on-campus residents     
  • Be Inclusive – creating inclusive climates within our residence hall communities
  • Be Transformed – empowering meaningful transitions throughout each student’s college experience
  • Be Wowed – offering exemplary customer service to students and staff
  • Be Supported – implementing our comprehensive crisis intervention model for student support
  • Be Informed – revolutionizing how we share the CU Residence Life story

Who We Are

Residence Life in Housing & Dining Services (HDS) is an innovative and transformative organization that creates dynamic residential living and learning communities using practices that are socially just and sustainable. We are characterized by our dedicated, knowledgeable, and caring staff; our attractive facilities; exceptional dining experiences; state-of-the-art technology; and quality conference services. We promote experiences to support and challenge students to create the tools to build their lives and achieve academic success.


The Hall Director Onboarding Experience at CU Boulder


About CU

Additional information is available on the University of Colorado Boulder website.


How to Apply

The CU Residence Life recruitment team will be attending The Placement Exchange (TPE) in San Antonio, Texas March 8-12, 2017. The Placement Exchange is our main recruiting platform. You can also apply online at the CU Careers website.