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Residence Life

Residence Life aims to develop a residential community that supports and enhances the academic mission of St. John's University and promotes safe, clean and comfortable living environments conducive to learning.

Room and Board

As you explore the many benefits of life and learning at St. John’s University, take a look at the advantages of living in University housing in our ultramodern residence facilities: cable-ready with Wi-Fi Internet access and plenty of space, our residence halls offer you the total college experience—varied activities, new friends, and the convenience of being close to class, the library, University support services, and campus recreational facilities.

Our Campuses

Office Locations

QueensStaten Island

Donovan Hall, Room C-16
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Summer Fridays: Closed

718-990-2417

35 Arlo Road Apt 1A
Staten Island, NY 10301

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Summer Fridays: Closed

718-390-4080

Contact Information

QueensStaten Island

Residence Life Administrators

Eric Finkelstein
Associate Dean of Students / Director of Residence Life
718-990-2417
[email protected]

Krystyna Zappel
Department Assistant
718-990-2417
[email protected]
General Inquiries, Meal Plan Adjustments, Billing Questions

Housing and Facilities Operations
Michelle McCullers
Associate Director of Residence Life
718-990-2417
[email protected]
Early Arrival Requests, Damage Billing, Facilities Issues

Housing Assignments and Occupancy
Dr. Jason Bartlett
Associate Director of Residence Life
718-990-2417
[email protected]
Housing Selection, Room Changes, Meal Plan Adjustments, Seton Complex, DePaul Houses

Residential Education, RA Selection, Training
Mary-Elizabeth Sabo
Associate Director of Residence Life
718-990-2417
[email protected]
Residential Programming, RA Selection Process and Supervision

Residence Hall Administrators

Kenneth Bollwerk
Residence Director, Henley Road Complex
718-523-7146
[email protected]

Danielle-Hope Cabral
Residence Director, Founders Village and Carey Hall
718-990-2707
[email protected]

Fatima Henry
Residence Director, Century Hall
718-990-5510
[email protected]

Kaicherise McRae
Residence Director, DaSilva Hall and Goethals Apartments
718-990-2657
[email protected]

Adewale Osinfade
Residence Director, Donovan Hall
718-990-2408
[email protected]

Takisha Pierre
Residence Director, Hollis, O'Connor and St. Vincent Hall
718-990-5581
[email protected]

Graduate Assistants

Sarah Birkhoff
Graduate Assistant, Seton Complex and DePaul Houses
718-990-2417

Dominique Giroux
Graduate Assistant, Hollis Hall
718-990-2417

Residence Life Administrators

Dr. Jason Bartlett
Associate Director of Residence Life
718-390-4080
[email protected]

Graduate Assistants

Bethanie Jones
Graduate Assistant
718-390-4080

Sophie Selwood
Graduate Assistant
718-390-4080