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Office of Residence Life
Clark Hall, Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (413) 585-4940
Email: reslife@smith.edu


Becky Shaw, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence LifeBecky Shaw

Associate Dean of Students and
Director of Residence Life

office Clark 204
phone Phone: 585-4940

The director of residence life is responsible for all areas of residence life at Smith College. The director supervises the residential life staff, working closely with the area coordinators and head residents.

Open hours: Fridays from 2:30-4:30pm, and by appointment

Hannah Durrant, Associate Director of Residence LifeHannah Durrant

Associate Director of Residence Life


office Clark 205 phone Phone: 585-4940

The associate director is a member of the Residence Life professional staff. She works collaboratively with the Director of Residence Life, primarily in programming, training and recruitment. She also works closely with the area coordinators and student staff. She advises the House Presidents' Association and directs the campuswide social system.

Open hours: By appointment; walk-ins available

Erica Banz, Assistant Director of Residence LifeErica Banz

Assistant Director of Residence Life

office Clark 206 phone Phone: 585-4940

The assistant director is a member of the Residence Life professional staff. Her primary job responsibilities are housing assignments including room assignments, break housing, summer housing, spring housing lottery, the first-year room assignment process, room change requests and extended and early arrival housing. She also works with the director and associate director in the overall leadership of the department.

Open hours: By appointment


AREA COORDINATORS

Area coordinators are residence life professional staff members who work closely with the house communities within their assigned area. There is a Residence Life office in each area. The area coordinators and house student staff are the first points of contact if students have questions about their housing.

Dana Olivo

Center Campus Area Coordinator

office Ziskind House, 1st floor  

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Dana and the Center Campus houses!


Bee Buehring

East Quad Area Coordinator

office Scales House, Room 101  

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Bee and the East Quad houses!


Open hours:
Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30pm
Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30pm


Romina Pacheco, Green Street Area CoordinatorRomina Pacheco

Green Street Area Coordinator

office Hubbard House, ground floor  

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Romi and the Green Street houses!

Open hours:
Vary by semester, please email or visit
the Green Street Area Office to confirm.

 

Rob Simmons, Lower Elm Street Area CoordinatorRob Simmons

Lower Elm Street Area Coordinator

office Chase House, 1st floor  

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Rob and the Lower Elm houses!

Open hours:
Tuesdays from 1:00-2:30pm
Wednesdays from 2:00-3:30pm


Kia Brown, Upper Elm Street Area CoordinatorKia Brown

Upper Elm Street Area Coordinator

office Chase House, 1st floor  

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Kia and the Upper Elm houses!

Open hours:
Tuesdays from 1:00-3:00pm
Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00pm


Stacey Steinbach, West Quad Area CoordinatorStacey Steinbach

West Quad Area Coordinator

office Comstock House, basement  

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Stacey and the West Quad houses!

Open hours:
Mondays from 9:30-11:00am
Thursdays from 1:00-2:30pm