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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, Resident Director, Garcia Hall, 575-646-4412,

Vvdaul Holloway, Associate Resident Director, Garcia West, at and 575-646-4466

Dan Foley, Resident Director, Piñon & Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel Hamiel Halls at 575-646-1916 and

Autumn Combs, Associate Resident Director, Rhodes-Garrett-Hamiel at 575-646-1505 and


Nicole Halopka, Resident Director, Chamisa Village at 575-646-7134 or 575-646-7134

David Laird, Resident Director, South Campus Communities at 575-646-1433 and

Student Family Housing & Desk Operations

Timothy Chambers, Resident Director, Student Family Housing and Desk Operations at 575-646-7576 and

Robyn Howzell

Housing Office Staff

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

Caree Contreras, Assignments Coordinator, 575-646-3202 and

Kassie Geary, Assignments Coordinator at 575-646-3202 and

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 Director to Housing & Residential Life Director at 575-646-3849 and

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, Associate Director, Residential Life at 575-646-5393 or

Greg Block, Acting Director Housing and Residential Life at 575-646-3202 or