The director of residence life is responsible
for the staff and overall operation of the Residence Life program.
The director supervises the professional and paraprofessional staff
and their responsibilities. Some other areas the director oversees
include budgeting, programming, crisis intervention, projections,
and collaboration with other departments regarding housing
Christine Pupek, Director of Residence
The housing and operations coordinator is a
professional staff member who lives on campus. This position
contributes to and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the
Residence Life program. These tasks include facilities and
maintenance issues within the residence halls, the housing
selection process, room change requets and check-in and check-out
Housing and Operations Coordinator
The Area Coordinator and Residence
Directors are professional, live-in staff
members. Their primary responsibility is the supervision of
their designated residential area. These staff members are
responsible for overseeing the duties and obligations of the
resident assistants, programming and building community within the
residence director’s area, and maintaining a safe and healthy
living environment for the residents. RDs conduct personal and
judicial meetings with the students whenever necessary. There is a
residence director on duty seven days a week, beginning at 5 pm
during the weekdays, and all day on the weekends.
Residence Director, Sakac Hall
Daniel Cantor, Residence Director
Tara Scharf, Residence Director, Guzman
Keith Johnson, Area Coordinator,
Resident assistants are trained undergraduate
students available to provide peer supervision to residents, assist
with maintenance issues, roommate conflicts, and residence hall
emergencies. They also serve as policy enforcers and mediators.
Resident assistants supervise a floor or wing of residents. There
is an RA on duty seven days a week beginning at 8 pm during the
weekdays and all day on the weekends.
During the school year, the Residence Life Office is staffed
with work study students who assist with the
operations in our office. They will answer the phones, receive
visitors to the office, complete paperwork and administrative
tasks, create and post flyers, etc.