Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

Mission, Values & Core Purpose


Vision Statement

Be the higher education housing industry’s leading regional association by providing professional enrichment that enhances the residential environment.

Mission Statement

To enrich the housing profession through the promotion of best practices, professional development, collaborative sharing of ideas, and the examination of future trends relating to the administration of the physical, financial, social and educational  components of university and college housing programs.

Diversity Statement

NWACUHO is committed to the active inclusion and involvement of all interested members in its programs, committee, and leadership in the region. NWACUHO strives to continually increase access and engagement in its efforts. As an association, NWACUHO is committed to responsible citizenship and demonstrating a value of equity and inclusivity in our programs and practice.

NWACUHO recognizes the unique and valuable contributions of our members inclusive of, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, Indigenous peoples (Alaska Native and First Nation), age, gender, religious preference, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, differing abilities, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and immigration status. We encourage all to actively participate in the associations events and initiatives.


Enriching the housing profession.

Core Purposes

NWACUHO exists to:

  • Promote best practices
  • Encourage professional development
  • Foster the collaborative sharing of ideas
  • Examine future industry trends