Contacts & Staff Directory

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Housing & Residential Life

Corbett Center Student Union
Suite 230
MSC 3BB / P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Phone: 575-646-3202
Fax: 575-646-7811

Service Desks

Garcia Hall Service Desk

Open 24 Hours –
Starting July 1, 2017
(except designated holidays)

Assists students primarily at Garcia Hall, Piñon Hall & Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel Hall

South Campus Service Desk

Saturday & Sunday:
2-5 p.m.
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Assists students in Cervantes Village, Cervantes Greek Village, Vista Del Monte Apartments & Tom Fort/Sutherland Villages (Student Family Housing)

Chamisa Village Service Desk

Saturday & Sunday:
Noon – 5 p.m.
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Assists students at Chamisa Village


Community Space Operations

Reserve space in Housing classrooms or Cervantes Community Center via Conference Services.

Residential Life Staff

Each residential community is staffed with a full-time professional called a Resident Director. The Resident Director or Associate Resident Director supervise student staff members (Resident Assistants) who serve as peer counselors.

Residence Halls

Morgan Boone at 575-646-4466

Vvdaul Holloway at 575-646-4466

Dan Foley at 575-646-7134

Autumn Combs at 575-646-1505


Nicole Halopka at 575-646-7134

David Laird at 575-646-1433

Student Family Housing & Desk Operations

Timothy Chambers at 575-646-7576

Robyn Howzell

Housing Office Staff

Our team in the Housing Office takes care of housing assignments and account billings.

Caree Contreras, Assignments Coordinator at 575-646-3202

Assignments Coordinator Coming Soon

Housing Leadership Team

Housing Operations
Candace Aragon at 575-646-4985

Residential Education
Michelle Bernstein's email is and she is responsible for Living Learning Communities, Faculty Fellows/Faculty-in-Residence Programs, Departmental Assessment, and Split with Center for Academic Advising

Nancy Cahill, Administrative Assistant at

Housing Facilities
Greg Block responsibilities include FS Facilities Liasison, Housing Capital Projects and Construction, and Inventory and space management. His email is

Residential Life
Louise Clausen's email is and she is responsible for Supervision of Live-In Professional Staff, Staff Selection and Training, Residential Student Conduct, and Student Leadership (RHA & NRHH)

Matt Crouse, Director