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Welcome to Warren Residence Life

The office is open, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The Residence Life Office oversees all aspects of the Warren Residence Life Community, including but not limited to administrative functions such as: student conduct, room change requests, contract release requests, mailboxes distribution, campus resource referrals, and acting as the primary liaison to Housing/Dining Administration.

In addition, the office also provides community and student leadership development, overseeing our paraprofessional student employees, managing the Student Activity Center, mentoring several campus organizations, and sponsoring various student programs.

 
Warren Residential Life Office
Canyon Vista Admin Building 
9500 Gilman Dr, 
MC 0906
La Jolla, CA 92093-0906
Phone: (858) 534-4581
Email: warrenreslife@ucsd.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM

 

 

 

Meet the Professional Staff

  • Director of Residence Life

    Director of Residence Life

    Dana Pysz, Ed.D.

    Dana is starting his fourth year working here at UCSD in Warren Residence Life. He grew up in Dana Point, CA (about 50 miles north of here) and previously worked at UCLA prior to moving to San Diego. He received his Bachelors in English at Humboldt State, Masters in Communication Studies at Texas Tech University, and Doctorate in Educational Leadership at UCLA. He lives on campus in a staff apartment in Goldberg Hall with his French Bulldog, Dixie, and can’t be more excited to be working here!

     

  • Assistant Director of Residence Life

    Assistant Director of Residence Life

    Cesar Figueroa, Ed.D.

    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.

  • Assistant Director of Residence Life

    Assistant Director of Residence Life

    Monica Elizarraraz, MA

    Monica graduated from UC San Diego, Warren College and earned her MA in Counseling Psychology from National University. Monica is a dual licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist. Although Monica does not engage in clinical practice at Warren College, as a Warren College and UC San Diego alum, her training and experience allows Monica to establish a warm rapport with community members with celebrations and support. .

  • Housing Administrative Assistant

    Housing Administrative Assistant

    Adriana Campuzano

    Adriana provides assistance to staff and students in the Residence 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 Residence Life. Her hobbies include photography, scrapbooking, quilting and Kakuro.

  • Program Assistant - Fiscal and Facilities Coordinator

    Program Assistant - Fiscal and Facilities Coordinator

    Belinda Herrera

    Provides program assistance to staff and students in the ResLife office, while coordinating with fiscal and facilities departments. 

    Belinda is born and raised in San Diego, graduated from the University of California Riverside with a BA in Political Science. Belinda enjoys spending time with her son and family, exploring new parks, new restaurants and going to the beach. She has a passion for arts and crafts, her hobby is macrame. 

Meet the Lead Resident Assistants (LRAs)

  • Lead Resident Assistant (LRA)

    Lead Resident Assistants are undergraduate students who work closely with Resident Assistants to assist in community building throughout the Warren Residential Complex. Lead Resident Assistants assist in the guidance of 10-15 Resident Assistants, and support Resident Assistants in community programming and roommate mediation, and assist in disciplinary confrontations. .
  • Lead Resident Assistant

    Lead Resident Assistant

     Andrew Kelton

    Hi I’m Andrew, I’m a graduate student with a soft spot for coffee, podcasts, and horror movies.

  • Lead Resident Assistant

    Lead Resident Assistant

    Andy Linares

    Hey y’all! My name is Andy, and I am a 4th year Applied Math major a minors in Math Education and Physics! I love to watch sitcoms, hike, and listen to music for hours. I will be an LRA this year and am really excited to help our RAs grow while serving the Warren community. Can’t wait to meet the new members of the team!

Meet the Resident Assistants (RAs)

  • Resident Assistants (RA)

    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.
  • Resident Assistant: Black Hall

    Violet Vasseur

    Hello, I'm Violet! I'm a 3rd year Visual Arts major. One of my biggest passions, aside from my art, is figure skating. I come from Valencia, CA, a very hot and dry town compared to the lovely coastal weather here in San Diego. This is my first year as an RA and I can't wait to meet and interact with all of my residents. Something very exciting has happened in regards to space exploration recently: NASA just unveiled extremely clear and detailed photos of deep space taken by Webb's telescope-- the furthest we've ever been able to see into space!

  • Resident Assistant: Black Hall

    Resident Assistant: Black Hall

    Ian Jayachandran

    Hello! I’m Ian, I am a 3rd year Computer Engineering major originally from Singapore. Although I was born in Singapore and consider it my home I actually grew up in Germany. Having lived in Asia, Europe and now America, I love traveling and exploring new places. My other interests include basketball, hiking and crocheting. I'm excited to be a RA this year and looking forward to meeting my residents.

  • Resident Assistant: Black Hall

    Resident Assistant: Black Hall

    Anannaya Vij

     

    Hi! I’m Anannaya! I’m a 4th-year Mechanical Engineering major. I like reading, hiking, swimming, and watching pretentious movies. I'm from Bangalore, India, and a 3rd year RA. I am so excited to meet all my new residents!

  • Resident Assistant: Black Hall

    Resident Assistant: Black Hall

    Rina Kaura

    Hi, I'm Rina! I'm a 3rd year Cognitive Science major. I am trained in five types of dance and play tennis from time to time. I call the Bay Area my home and have lived there since I was born. I am a first year RA and can't wait to meet all of my new residents!!

  • Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall

    Katie Byers

    Hi, I'm Katie! I'm a 3rd year Studio Art student with a minor in Law and Society from Chino Hills, CA. I'm a second year RA and I'm so excited to meet all of my Brennan Hall residents!

  • Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall

    Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall

    Andrew Pan

    Hi, I’m Andrew and I’m originally from the Orange County area! I’m a 3rd year Computer Science major with a minor in Business. I enjoy playing tennis, exploring different places, and trying new foods in my free time. When I was exploring campus one day for fun last school year, I accidentally bumped into the Chancellor and took a picture with him. I'm looking forward to being one of your RA's this year and I'm hoping we have a great year! “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” ~Wayne Gretzky

  • Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall

    Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall

    Mingya Yang

    Hi, I'm Mingya! I'm a 3rd year Revelle General Biology major. I really like to try different food and watching movies. I also like to make art pieces. I self study oil painting, and I also make some wooden art crafts. I have an undying love for cats. I am a first year RA and can't wait to meet you all!!!

  • Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall

    Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall

    Aman Arora

    Hello, My name is Aman! I’m a 4th year Computer Engineering major with a minor in Economics. I like to travel, play Golf and have been trying to get better at chess for some time now with no success. I’m an international student from Delhi, India. I’m going to be a 3rd year returning RA in Warren and looking forward to meeting all of you :)

  • Resident Assistant: Bates Hall

    Jisoo Kim

    Hi, I'm Jisoo [G-SUE]! I'm a 4th year bioinformatics major with computer science and dance minors. I like to go the beach, cook Korean food, and occasionally make clothes, swim, and do yoga. Seoul is where I grew up and I've lived in the UK, Pennsylvania, and Maryland which come from my love for traveling and having friends all over the world. I'm a third year RA, excited to meet like new residents!! "Uh.. Pretend. “Fake it?” Yeah. “till you make it?” I mean why not?" - Rihanna

  • Resident Assistant: Bates Hall

    Resident Assistant: Bates Hall

    Kelly Simon

    Hi, I'm Kelly! I'm a 4th year student majoring in Political Science & Latin American Studies and minoring in Human Rights and Migration. I'm from South Los Angeles, and I love to travel and try new restaurants and cafes. This is my second year as an RA, and I look forward to planning programs and interacting with my new residents!

  • Resident Assistant: Brown Hall

    Resident Assistant: Brown Hall

    Andre Brown

     

  • Resident Assistant: Brown Hall

    Resident Assistant: Brown Hall

    Sophia Allaf

    Hi, I'm Sophia! I'm a 4th year Human Bio major and Business minor. I love being from the IE, more specifically the Moreno Valley/Riverside area. I love going on new adventures and San Diego is the best place for that. From surfing to hiking to exploring downtown, there are so many fun things to do. I'm excited to meet all of my residents and make this year a great one!

  • Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall

    Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall

    Viren Nathan

    Hi, I'm Viren, a 3rd year computer science student from the Bay Area -- clearly an incredibly uncommon demographic. I enjoy exploring new places by going on long runs, hikes, or a drive through some backroads. I also have an appreciation for prog rock, meticulous cooking, and woodworking projects. As a first-time RA, I'm excited to meet y'all this fall!

  • Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall

    Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall

    Sarah Frazin

    Hey, I'm Sarah! I'm a third year majoring in theatre and minoring in psychology. In my free time, I love to sing, dance, do DIY projects, spend time in nature, and hang out with friends. I'm from Orange County, CA, but I definitely prefer being here in San Diego (SD supremacy!). This is my first year as an RA and I'm so excited to meet all of my residents!

  • Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall

    Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall

    Sarah Borsotto

    Hello, my name is Sarah! I'm a third year Cognitive Science major planning to also minor in data science. I'm a second year RA and I'm excited to see what this year has to offer. In my free time I like to hike, dance, thrift, and explore San Diego (as much as I still can given that I've been a local my whole life). I've lived in San Marcos since I was five so if you need any suggestions for places to go around the area just feel free to ask!

  • Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Hall

    Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Hall

    Silk Shimamoto
  • Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Hall

    Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Hall

    Daniel Falk

    Hey, I’m Daniel! I’m a 2nd year Electrical Engineering major. I enjoy reading, photography, and spending as much time at the beach as possible. I’m from Riverside, but I’ve always had a special place for San Diego in my heart. This is my first year as an RA and I couldn’t be more excited to build a community with my new residents!! “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” — Anatole Franc

  • Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Hall

    Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Hall

    Riley Cristat

    Hello, I'm Riley! I'm a second year ERC student with a major in Applied Math and a minor in Business. I'm the captain for the women's UCSD club water polo B team, and I love all water sports. Video games and crochet are also big interests of mine. My home is across the country in Indiana, but I'm really enjoying my time in San Diego. I can't wait to get started with this new school year and I'm so excited to meet everyone!!

  • Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall

    Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall

    Anne Lynch

    Hello! I'm Anne Lynch (she/her) and I'm a 4th year Biotechnology major. I'm the captain of UCSD's Women Triathlon team and Co-President of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). I enjoy spending time outdoors training for triathlon, surfing, camping, etc. This year I'm looking forward to leading my floors on many great adventures and leaving Warren with a positive impact. Although I'm very sad to graduate and leave UCSD, I'm so excited for what my future holds!

  • Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall

    Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall

    Diego Wurst

    Hi I'm Diego! I am a third year Chemical Engineering major. Some things that I like to do in my spare time is to play video games with single player games and fighting games being the genres I play the most. I also enjoy hiking and am recently trying to learn how to play an instrument. The town that I call home is right here in San Diego. I am a first year RA and am excited to meet all of my new residents!

  • Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall

    Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall

    Lauren Steward

    Hi, my name is Lauren. This year is my second as an RA and my third at UCSD. I am a microbiology major and hopefully adding global health as a second major. I grew up three hour up the coast in Ventura. However, I have recently began exploring Arizona where my mom just moved. Outside of my role as an RA and student, I also play for the UCSD Women's Club Water Polo team. I like baking goodies for my friends, sitting down to a good book, and collecting dinosaurs. I am so excited for this next year and to meet my new residents.

  • Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall

    Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall

    Yasminna Sanchez

    Hello, my name is Yasminna Sanchez and I am a 3rd year Marine Biology major! I was born and raised on the island of American Samoa where I got to swim at the beach in front of my high school between classes! I have lots of interests including sailing, sewing, cooking, arts and crafts, reading, and so much more! We most definitely have something in common and I hope we can get to know each other and talk about whatever that is! I am a first year RA and can't wait to meet everyone, let's have a fantastic school year together!

  • Resident Assistant: Harlan Hall

    Resident Assistant: Harlan Hall

    Damian To

    Hi, I'm Damian! I'm a second year Biochemistry major with a minor in Political Science. I was born and raised in San Diego and I love exploring the city with friends to find fun spots to take amazing pictures. My favorite spot so far was visiting the Japanese Friendship Garden in the beginning of April to see the cherry blossoms in full bloom! This is my first year being an RA and I'm very excited to meet everyone! "It is never too late to be what you might have been" - George Eliot

  • Resident Assistant: Harlan Hall

    Resident Assistant: Harlan Hall

    Autumn Hughes

    Hey! I’m Autumn, and I’m a second year marine biology major. I love to take trips to the beach and hang out around scripps pier. I call Goodyear, AZ my home but I’m happy to be going to school in SD! I am a first year RA and I am very excited to meet my residents this year!:) “If you can dream it you can achieve it.”

  • Resident Assistant: Stewart Hall

    Resident Assistant: Stewart Hall

    Ethan Mun

    Hello, I'm Ethan! I'm a 2nd year Business Economics major. I love all things fashion and second-hand apparel, so please feel free to reach out to me and let's go thrift together so we can find cool clothes and take quality candid photos of each other! I'm also a huge sports fan, and my favorite sport to play is soccer. I'm from a small town in Colorado called Superior, and so I'm loving the switch from mountains to beaches. I am a first year RA and excited to meet all of my new residents. "It really do be like that sometimes" -idk it's from a meme

  • Resident Assistant: Stewart Hall

    Resident Assistant: Stewart Hall

    Shruthi Aiyar

    Hi, I'm Shruthi! I'm a 3rd year Applied Math major with a minor in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies here at Warren College. I'm really into media of all kinds - music, TV, and movies are my favorite things. Please give me recommendations - I'm always open to new things! I call Irvine home but San Diego has my heart. I can't wait to meet all of my new residents and hope that as a first year RA, I can make many meaningful connections with all of you. Thank you so much and I'm excited for the year ahead of us!

  • Resident Assistant: Stewart Hall

    Resident Assistant: Stewart Hall

    Kaylana Nickels

    Hi, I'm Kaylana! I'm a 2nd year Warren student majoring Electrical Engineering. I love to explore the outdoors and learn about new hikes + view points. I call San Diego County my home area and hope to stay within the area in the future, I would die without a beach near by. It's my second year as an RA and I can't wait to meet my new residents!! -Kaylana Nickels

Meet the Office Assistants (OAs)

Meet the Warren Residential Hall Council

  • Warren Residential Council

    WRC is the Residential Hall Council for Warren College. The organization is comprised of undergraduate students who have volunteered their time to organize social, educational, recreational, and cultural activities for the Warren Residential Life community. Members gain valuable leadership, programming, and teamwork skills and many forge lasting friendships with one another. Any undergraduate student may become a member of the council. To join simply stop on by CleRHCs‘ weekly meetings; Thursday nights at 8pm in the Equality Room at the Warren College Student Activity Center (SAC). 

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  • Vice Chair:

  • Program Coordinator:

  • Marketing Director:

  • General Body Member

    Anyone is welcome to become a General Body Member of WRC. They attend weekly GBMs and volunteer to assist in any stage of planning and implementing programs.