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Residential Life and Education

Residential Life and Education

Welcome to Doane University’s Office of Residential Life and Education.

Here is where you will find all the information you need to plan your student housing experience. You’ll have an engaging and dynamic experience to help propel you towards success.

Mission Statement

We shape student success in our community by promoting a healthy environment built on service leadership, accountability, equity, and inclusion.

Core Values

Community, Empowerment, Excellence, and Impact.

Contact Information

Office of Student Experience
(402) 826-8111

Safety Office
(402) 826-8669

Residence Life Emergency Lines

Southside: Hansen, Sheldon, Frees (402) 826-8475
Northside: Burrage and Smith (402) 826-8301

These numbers reach our emergency-line cell phones, meaning we cannot provide administrative support when called at these numbers.

Important Dates

For important dates to know about housing and residence halls, view our Crete Academic Calendar.

Important Forms


Community Advisor
(CAs have been hired for the 2021-2022 academic year. The CA Hiring process for the 2022-2023 academic year will take place in February of 2022)

Community Advisors are a select group of upperclassmen students who have demonstrated an interest in developing and assisting their fellow students. The Community Advisor lives and oversees a floor of students in the residence halls. Community Advisors are trained in a number of different areas including crisis management, conflict resolution, and event planning. Interviews will be led by the Community Director staff and include both an individual and group interview process portion. To apply for this job, submit the following application and a resume.