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Residential Life Team Warren College

Welcome to Warren Residential Life

We are open Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 12:00pm; 1:00pm – 4:30pm. We oversee all aspects of the Warren Residential Life Community, including but not limited to administrative functions such as student conduct, room change requests (beginning October 12), contract cancellation requests, mailboxes and package distribution, campus resource referrals, and acting as the primary liaison to Housing/Dining Administration. In addition, we also provide community and student leadership development, overseeing our paraprofessional student employees, managing the Student Activity Center, mentoring several campus organizations, and sponsoring various student programs.

Meet the Professional Staff

Claire Palmer: Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Residence Life

Our Resident Dean, Claire Palmer takes great pride in her “Maine-iac” heritage. She’s a small town girl who grew up close to Baxter State Park in northern Maine. Claire completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Maine. During her college years, Claire maintained an active lifestyle as she was a two sport intercollegiate athlete playing both basketball and field hockey. Additionally, she discovered the world of residential life when she worked two years as a resident advisor and four summers as a counselor with the university’s Upward Bound program.  Claire has worked at various universities; U Maine, West Chester University - PA, Chaminade University - Honolulu, Semester at Sea, and is in her twenty-fourth year at UC San Diego.

One of Claire's core values is personal accountability.  As Warren students find their place in the residential community, she hopes that residents will actively seek creative ways to make a positive contribution to the Warren neighborhood. If you need suggestions of how to make a difference or just need a hug, stop by to say hello to Claire in the Residential Life Office.

Cesar Figueroa, Ed.D: Assistant Director of Residence Life

Dr. Cesar Figueroa has worked at four UC Campuses: UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz and now UC San Diego. Received B.A. from UC Irvine, M.Ed. University of Maryland-College Park, Advanced Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA Extension, and his doctorate in Educational Leadership at UCSD.

Jennifer Klage: Assistant Director of Residence Life

Jennifer graduated from UC San Diego, Warren College, with a BA in Political Science and minors in Health Care-Social Issues and History. She received her M.Ed. from San Diego State University. Born and raised in Central California, Jennifer enjoys the weather in San Diego where the temperature is about the same all year around. She also enjoys reading and traveling.

Adriana Campuzano: Administrative Assistant 

Adriana provides assistance to staff and students in the Residential Life Office. Adriana is a native San Diegan. She graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences. She had the pleasure to work with J. Kevin Wood when she began working at Warren Residential Life. Her hobbies include photography, scrapbooking, quilting and Kakuro.

Meet the Student Staff

Resident Assistants (26 total) 

Resident Assistants are undergraduate students who have undergone a rigorous selection and training process. They live in the Warren Residential Complex and work with residents to develop a sense of community, facilitate open and sensitive communication among apartment/suite mates, and organize social, educational, recreational, and cultural activities. RAs are involved with many college and campus-wide activities and are great sources of information. They also are responsible for reminding residents to abide by the rules and regulations while residing in the residential complex.

Community Coordinators (3 total) 

Community Coordinators work closely with Resident Assistants to assist in community building throughout the Warren Residential Complex. Community Coordinators assist in the supervision of 9-12 Resident Assistants, mentor Resident Assistants in community programming and roommate mediation, and assist in disciplinary confrontations. Community Coordinator responsibilities also include assisting with freshman outreach, move-in and Welcome Week events.

Community Development Intern (1 total)

The Community Development Intern (CDI) is a position developed specifically towards CleRHCs, Warren College’s Residential Hall Council. The CDI acts as the CleRHCs Chair and assists with the development of student leaders within this organization. The CDI also works closely with the Warren Residential Life Professional Staff and the Community Coordinators to help the Resident Assistants in their programming efforts.