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Residence Life Staff


The Housing and Residence Life Staff is available to assist with any requests or problems a resident may have throughout the year. They are expected to maintain a friendly hall atmosphere and to enforce Wilmington College policies.

Director of Housing and Residence Life
As head of the department, the Director oversees all aspects of the Residence Life program. The Director also reviews all applications for exemption, manages all room assignments, meal plans, and the ID database system.

Head Resident Assistant (HRA)/ Head Community Advisor (HCA) – Denver/Friends/Marble, Austin/Pickett, and Preferred Housing:
Each area has at least one HRA/HCA to help supervise the RA/CA staff. These students help manage the Presence Policy, serve as mentors to the staff and as liaisons between the RAs/CAs and the Professional Staff. One student works with of Denver/Friends/Marble, Austin/Pickett residence halls and supervises those respective Resident Assistants/Community Advisors.  

Resident Assistants
Each residence hall floor is assigned a Resident Assistant (RA). RAs are upper-class students who have applied for the position and received extensive leadership and crisis management training. RAs facilitate roommate conflicts and assist students in developing roommate contracts. RAs also plan hall activities and work to build a community in the residence halls.

Community Advisors
Each cluster of residents in the College Commons, Village Apartments, are assigned a CA, or Community Advisor. CAs are upper-class students who have applied for the position and received extensive leadership and crisis management training. CAs facilitate roommate conflicts and assist students in developing roommate contracts. CAs also plan activities and work to build a community in Alternative Housing.

Contact Information

Director of Housing and Residence Life
Nick Hoover
937.481.2312
nick_hoover@wilmington.edu

Administrative Resident Director
Jerica Johnson-Cole – DFM
937.481.2312
jerica_johnsoncole@wilmington.edu

Resident Directors
Carissa Macella – Austin/Pickett
937.481.2225

Lexi Mahaffa – Preferred
937.481.2312