The goal of the West Campus House System is to create an environment that closely links the residential life of the students to the academic mission of the university. The development of the West Campus House System with faculty leadership at its core has been the work of many faculty, students, and staff. Much of the early work that provided the framework for the West Campus House System is found within these papers:
A Brief History of West Campus
Presented to the Cornell Class of 1966 on April 29, 2021, "COVID and Beyond: Residential Living Learning Communities Under (and After?) the Lockdown" the following video shows a brief history of the West Campus House System. Voiceover by Thomas Cressy.