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Eastern Illinois University

EIU Department of Housing

Mission Statement

University Housing & Dining Services at Eastern Illinois University strives to create an educational and nurturing environment conducive to diverse learning opportunities and receptive to the needs of our students and guests in a manner that is congruent with the overall mission of the university.

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Diversity Statement

The Department of University Housing and Dining Services at Eastern Illinois University pledges to create and uphold a community that embraces diversity in all forms; where people are treated with dignity and respect. In this community, all are safe to express their views, to live and grow as people without fear of discrimination or prejudice, and have the right to be accepted, not simply tolerated.  

Core Values


Provide students with the tools necessary to excel in a positive learning environment while supporting the individual goals of each student.


Utilize the utmost care and concern to appreciate individuals through our words and actions.


Create a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and staff where individuals are valued, appreciated, and accepted.


Encourage students and staff to uphold the ideals of honesty, professionalism, and responsibility.


Provide an environment that instills the need to take an active role in the community.



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