Contacts & Staff Directory

You have questions and we have answers. Whether you are a prospective New Mexico State University student, a parent or a current resident, it is our goal to provide you with the best service possible.

Central Housing Office

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

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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

North Operations Center at Garcia Hall

Assists students at Garcia Hall, Piñon Hall, Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel Hall and other communities if desks are closed.

Open 24 hours from 6 a.m. Thursday – Midnight Sunday Night
Monday-Wednesday: 6 a.m. – Midnight

Phone: 575-646-1701 (forwarded to after-hours staff when desk is closed)

Chamisa Village Apartments Operations Center

Assists students at Chamisa Village and the Greek Complex.

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

Phone: 575-646-7109 (forwarded to after-hours staff when desk is closed)

South Campus Operations & Community Center

Assists students in Cervantes Village, Vista Del Monte Apartments, Cole Village and Tom Fort/Sutherland Villages
Residents, student organizations and affiliated university groups may reserve the Cervantes Community Center by emailing

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

Phone: 575-646-3630 (forwarded to after-hours staff when desk is closed)

Operations Staff

Jake Capraro, Resident Director OperationsNorth Campus Operations Coordinator is Currently Available

Residential Life Staff

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

Residence Halls

Nicole Halopka, Resident Director Garcia East

Otis Johnson, Resident Director Garcia West

Christopher Flores, Resident Director RGH & PiñonMichelle Bernstein, Assistant Director for Residential Education


Dan Foley, Resident Director Chamisa Village

Charles HartleyTabitha Guzman, Resident Director Family Housing

Central Housing Office Staff

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

Caree Contreras, Assignments Coordinator






Leadership Team

Candace Aragon, Associate Director HousingGreg Block, Associate Director Residential LifeMatt Crouse, Director



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