About Us

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About University Housing

Living on campus adds value to the UO student experience. Students who live on campus are more likely to graduate, have higher grades, and graduate at a faster rate.  

University Housing includes Apartments and Family Housing, Business Operations, University Catering and Conference Services, University Dining, Facilities and Maintenance, and Residence Life. With more than 1,200 professional and student employees, University Housing is one of the largest employers on campus.

Our Big Goal
The big goal of University Housing is provide a robust living experience through accessible and affordable state-of-the-art housing, dining, social, and academic programs for the entire student body to develop community leaders, innovators and change-makers who will enrich the future.
Our Core Purpose: To support student success by cultivating inclusive communities.

Strategic Plan Diversity Initiatives


Working to Develop an Inclusive, Multicultural Organization

University Housing strives to be a multicultural organization that actively includes and engages everyone. We are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion in our daily work practices and activities—with our ongoing goal to create safe, welcoming, and equitable working and learning environments.

University Housing supports and contributes to the University of Oregon IDEAL Framework: A Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

The IDEAL Framework

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Join Our Team

Professional staff jobs are posted on the UO Human Resources website.

Student Opportunities

University Housing is one of the largest employers on the University of Oregon campus.

University Housing student jobs include:

  • Dining and catering (check here for openings)
  • Summer conference ambassadors (opens early winter term)
  • Resident assistants (RA) (opens in December)
  • Residential operations (customer service jobs for housing service centers, housing office front desk, family housing desk, HERO. Typically opens late winter term). Open February 26 to April 3.
  • Facilities summer work crew (paint and maintenance)
  • Facilities custodial jobs (opens spring term)

To see all student jobs, search for “University Housing” on the Handshake job site.