By living in our residential communities, students are not only supported in their academic pursuits, but are also challenged to grow as individuals who will be successful in assuming their civic responsibilities after their Marshalltown Community College experience. Developing relationships with peers is vital to many students' success at college. The staff within Residence Life and Housing is dedicated to providing opportunities for students to get to know and learn from one another. Providing educational experiences that engage students in dialogue and engagement is the foundation of our residential experience. Through community experiences, programmatic opportunities, community meetings, community standards and roommate agreements students are challenged to develop in their understanding of themselves and others, and the impact of their actions on others.