The Colegio Mayor’s aim is to form university students who are open-minded and willing to work to improve society. Each Colegio Mayor seeks to promote intellectual, artistic and cultural growth among its students. Through get-togethers (often featuring invited speakers), conferences, and debates, residents are exposed to a diverse offering of ideas and interests. Clubs are organized to further residents’ understanding of cultural and professional issues. Events such as music concerts, plays, art expositions, and poetry readings are also hosted.
In addition, residences have organized sports teams which promote values such as team work, good sportsmanship, and perseverance.