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Residence Life Staff

WHO WE ARE

Director of Residence Life – The Director provides administration as well as vision for the Office of Residence Life. S/he provides leadership in creating a residential program that supports the academic mission and philosophy of the College. The Director develops strategic initiatives for the department, capital improvement, and serves as the liaison to the campus community.
Director of Residence Life – Crystal Lopez
E-mail:
 cllopez@caldwell.edu 

Hall Coordinator of Residence Life – S/he is responsible for assisting in the overall administration, educational, and supervisory responsibilities of the GRD and RA Staff. S/he creates a living environment where students may maximize their academic success and where safety is promoted; as well as providing training to student staff to encourage and build a community environment amongst the residence halls.
Hall Coordinator of Residence Life – Melissa Silva
E-mail: 
mesilva@caldwell.edu

Graduate Residence Directors ( GRD’s) –  Graduate Residence Directors support the  Hall Coordinator and Director of Residence Life in creating an overall positive and caring environment among the resident students. The GRD’s share on-call duties on evenings and weekends. During these times the on-duty GRD is to be on campus. The GRD’s are also responsible in facilitating all mediation’s in cases of roommate issues.

Residence Assistants (RA) – Each wing is staffed by a student Resident Assistant (RA). RAs are selected for their qualities of leadership, maturity, and ability to work with and relate to others. Each RA has numerous responsibilities. These include, but are not limited to helping students with personal concerns in a confidential manner, or referring them to the appropriate person or office, creating a community living environment on the floor, and programming events to meet the students’ needs. In addition, your RA works toward developing an effective method of enforcing floor and hall rules and regulations. There are RAs on duty each evening and weekend in the residence halls.