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Department of Housing & Residence Life

Fayetteville State University

1200 Murchison Rd

Fayetteville, NC 28301 

Williams Hall

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8 A.M.-5 P.M.

Main Office: (910) 672-1884

Toll Free: 1-888-539-1616

Fax: (910) 672-1286


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About Residence Life


The Student Development Approach serves as a guide for the Residence Life Program at Fayetteville State University. The philosophy of our residence halls is educational.  The learning environments in the residence halls support the educational mission of the institution. The Department of Housing & Residence Life is committed to providing residents with a well-rounded experience through non-classroom learning experiences. Therefore, the residential setting can and does play a significant role in the development of the "whole" student. These are the elements that contribute to a positive educational environment. This student development approach is characterized by the following:

  1. Acceptance of the belief that individuals develop in stages that are sequential, cumulative, increasingly complex, and qualitatively different. 
  2. Acceptance of the student as the principal agent for change. 
  3. A belief that the role of the residence hall staff is to assist students in accomplishing goals that they have set for themselves.   
  4. Recognition that one must consider the development of the whole individual, intellectually, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.


The Department of Housing & Residence Life works diligently to provide a comfortable and safe environment structured to enhance the academic climate at Fayetteville State University.  We are dedicated to integrating education and out of class learning while providing opportunities for leadership, citizenship and campus involvement.

Connect FSU

Housing & Residence Life utilizes the Connect FSU learning outcome model in reference to our community event programming. This model supports FSU mission statement & core values. Additionally, enforces Division Of Student Affairs & Residence Life goals and philosophy. And lastly, aligns with the Council For Advancement Of Standards In Higher Education. Every event and initiative in our residential communities are linked to one of the 5 Learning Outcomes below.


Care and Civility

Learn to engage in critical thinking aimed at making sound decisions.

Understand the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices.

Understand the rules, regulations, and procedures of the university.

Participate in service learning opportunities aimed at enhancing their knowledge of what it means to be civically responsible. 

Cultural Responsibility

Collaborate with individuals from diverse ethnic, social, and cultural backgrounds.

Enhance their knowledge of history and traditions of diverse groups of people and how social differences have changed over time.

Develop an understanding, appreciation, and acceptance of diversity. 

Faculty and Social Engagement

Be aware of and utilize the resources available through various university offices.

Develop interpersonal and social skills and habits that are essential to success at the university.

Engage in opportunities to meet with faculty and students outside of the classroom setting.

Learn to develop meaning and healthy personal and professional relationships. 

Scholastic Achievement

Strengthen study habits and improve basic skills needed to demonstrate academic success.

Understand different learning styles.

Identify and utilize various campus academic resources.

Understand how to use and locate University printed resources (I.e. University Catalog, Code of Conduct). 

University Pride

Engage in activities that enhance their knowledge of FSU history.

Understand the importance of positive representation of the University.

Participate in opportunities that promote FSU spirit.

Engage in opportunities to develop leadership skills and BRONCO pride.

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