The Department of Residential Life at Quinnipiac University is committed to excellence in the development of a living learning environment that contributes to student success.  The department values:

COMMUNITY - a commitment to creating an environment that promotes civility and respect, where students can become positive and active members throughout the University

ENGAGEMENT - a commitment to providing integrated learning experiences that encourages involvement, self-reflection, and personal growth

INCLUSION - a commitment to creating a sense of belonging in a diverse environment where students explore, understand, and appreciate the unique differences within their community

INTEGRITY - a commitment to promoting sound moral and ethical principles that demonstrate a positive representation of the University community and respect for its members

Department of Residential Life Staff Directory

Mount Carmel Campus office - 203-582-8666
York Hill Campus office - 203-582-3615
Department contact email -

Central Office
Jennifer L. Crane, director of residential life, 203-582-5283,

Melissa Karipidis, associate director of residential life, 203-582-8736,

Michael Guthrie, assistant director of residential life, sophomores, 203-582-8715,

Jennifer Cafasso, assistant director of residential life, York Hill Campus and off-campus properties, 203-582-3636,

Bernadette Gentile, administrative assistant, 203-582-8666,

Mount Carmel Campus
Chloe Abshire, residence hall director, The Commons, 203-582-3794,

Jennifer Casey, residence hall director, The Ledges, 203-582-8734

Cory Davis, residence hall director, Mountainview, 203-582-8798,

Kathleen Dougherty, residence hall director, Irmagarde Tator (Irma), Dana English (Dana), & Sahlin Halls, 203-582-8807,

Kelly Marbury, residence hall director, Suites, Bakke and Founders, 203-582-3341,

Danielle Demers, residence hall director, The Village (apartments 470-670), 203-582-8804,

David Ferguson, residence hall director, Hill and Village (apartments 400-460), 203-582-6483,

York Hill Campus
Caitie Abrahamson, residence hall director, Crescent (floors 3-9), Houses (New Road, Ives, Kimberley, Woodruff), 203-582-6442,

Caren Collins, residence hall director, Crescent (floors 1-2), Eastview, Townhouses, Westview, Whitney Village, 203-582-5292,

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