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If you are a current student and your question is about community, roommate concerns, campus resources/student support, room changes, facility issues, etc., please contact your Resident Assistant (RA) or your Area/Residence Hall Coordinator.

Office Professionals

Jody Diers

Director

The director of Residence Life provides vision and strategic leadership for Residence Life and is responsible for all aspects of the learning experience for the 2,250 students within the residence halls at Colorado Mesa University. The director supervises two assistant directors and the administrative assistant and provides leadership for six full-time, live-in professionals and more than 200 undergraduate student leaders in Residence Life.

Emily Bollinger 

Assistant Director
Staffing and Programs

The assistant director for Staff and Residence Education provides leadership and vision for the development and implementation of residential education initiatives, support for our growing on-campus community, and the facilitation of an engaging student learning experience within the residence halls at Colorado Mesa University. The assistant director directly supervises six full-time, live-in professionals and provides leadership for more than 200 undergraduate student leaders in Residence Life.

 

Assistant Director
Housing and Operations

The assistant director for Housing and Operations is responsible for the daily administration of student room applications, assignments, occupancy, and billing for Residence Life. This position also coordinates Summer Camps and Conferences for the office.

Jody Labuda

Administrative Assistant

The administrative assistant in Residence Life manages and coordinates the activities of the Residence Life main office and administrative support for the professional staff in the department.

Residence Life Office Contact Information

Mailing Address

Colorado Mesa University
Residence Life
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone

970.248.1536

Fax

970.248.1979

Email

reslife@coloradomesa.edu

Live-In Professional Staff

Area Coordinators and Residence Hall Coordinators are responsible for the day-to-day leadership and supervision of the student learning experience within the residence halls. As live-in professionals, the Area and Residence Hall Coordinators connect with students regarding academic, community, roommate relationship, and student conduct concerns  — as well as many other issues. These professionals have offices located in within their respective residence halls.

Area and Residence Hall Coordinators directly supervise 9-17 Resident Assistant student leaders and 10-25 Desk Attendant staff, as well as provide leadership for Residence Hall Councils within their respective areas.

Jeffrey Turner

Area Coordinator
Tolman, Piñon, and Orchard Avenue Halls

Orchard Office: 970.248.2197
Piñon Office: 970.248.2069
Tolman Office: 970.248.1063

jmturner@coloradomesa.edu

Rico Rico 

Residence Hall Coordinator
Garfield Hall

Garfield Office: 970.248.2131
hrico@coloradomesa.edu

Serena Brown

Residence Hall Coordinator
Bunting Hall

Bunting Office: 970.248.2193
sbrown@coloradomesa.edu

William Willis 

Residence Hall Coordinator
Monument Hall and Walnut Ridge Apartments


Monument Office: 970.248.2161
wwillis@coloradomesa.edu

Cheyenne Paningsoro

Area Coordinator
Grand Mesa and Wingate Halls

Grand Mesa Office: 970.248.2171
Wingate Office: 970.248-2166

cpanings@coloradomesa.edu

Annina McMillan 

Residence Hall Coordinator
North Avenue Hall


North Ave Office: 970.248.2181
amcmillan@coloradomesa.edu

Shanna Halalilo 

Residence Hall Coordinator
Rait Hall


Rait Office: 970.248.2152
smhalalio@coloradomesa.edu

Residence Life On-Call Numbers

Residence Life staff are on call Monday-Thursday from 5pm to 8am and over the weekend from 5pm on Friday until 8am on Monday morning. During normal business hours, please call the office.

Monument Hall 

970.270.5890

Rait Hall 

970.270.5893

Tolman and Piñon Halls

970.270.5894

Orchard Avenue Apartments

970.270.5892

Wingate Hall

970.852-1431

Garfield Hall

970.361.2903

Grand Mesa Hall

970.270.5891

Bunting Hall

970.250.5342

North Avenue Hall

970.250.4591

Walnut Ridge Apartments

970.270.5893 or 970.270.5890