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Welcome to Warren Residential Life

The office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The Residential Life Office oversees all aspects of the Warren Residential 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.

 

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 Residential 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

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

  • Assistant Director of Residence Life

    Assistant Director of Residence Life

    Juan Carlos Lopez

    Juan Carlos grew up in East Los Angeles, CA. He earned his undergraduate degree at UC Santa Barbara and his graduate degree at Arizona State University. After starting his student affairs career at Arizona State, he moved on to UC Merced where he worked for over 4 years.

  • Program Assistant / Fiscal and Facilities Coordinator

    Program Assistant / Fiscal and Facilities Coordinator

    Zach Roberts

    Zach recently graduated from UC San Diego with a degree in Literature. He manages fiscal & facility related matters of Warren College (reservations, purchasing, programming, reimbursements, etc.). In his free time, Zach enjoys reading, writing poetry, and playing or watching basketball. He also advises the UC San Diego student-run Fashion Quarterly Magazine.

  • Housing Administrative Assistant

    Housing Administrative Assistant

    Adriana Campuzano

    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 Community Coordinators (CCs)

  • Community Coordinators (CC)

    Community Coordinators are undergraduate students who work closely with Resident Assistants to assist in community building throughout the Warren Residential Complex. Community Coordinators assist in the management of 7-10 Resident Assistants, mentor Resident Assistants in community programming and roommate mediation, and assist in disciplinary confrontations. .
  • Douglas and Goldberg Hall Community Coordinator

    Douglas and Goldberg Hall Community Coordinator

    RJ Narvasa

    RJ studies Cognitive Science with a specialization in Design and Interaction. He also works at Peet’s Coffee on campus. Feel free to contact him at rnarvasa@ucsd.edu if you’d like to know more.
  • Frankfurter, Stewart, Harlan, and Bates Hall Community Coordinator

    Frankfurter, Stewart, Harlan, and Bates Hall Community Coordinator

    Vivian Mason

    I am a third year political science major from Warren College. I love to listen to music, explore new places, and hang out with my friends.

  • Black and Brennan Hall Community Coordinator

    Black and Brennan Hall Community Coordinator

    Alex Ma

    Alex is a graduating senior majoring in Bioengineering: Biotechnology with a minor in art history. She is from Beijing, China. This her second year on staff, returning from being an RA in Harlan last year. She loves Chinese food, coffee and art. She also has a large collection of art postcards and will talk about her favorite artists with passion for hours if you let her.

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 apartments 1113 - 1114 and 1202 - 1214

    Resident Assistant: Black Hall apartments 1113 - 1114 and 1202 - 1214

    Chau Pham

    Hello! I’m a third year Warren student majoring in international business. In my free time, I love to watch Netflix, find new food spots, and explore the outdoors. 

  • Resident Assistant: Black Hall 1001 - 1004, 1101 - 1107, and 1110 - 1112

    Resident Assistant: Black Hall 1001 - 1004, 1101 - 1107, and 1110 - 1112

    Arjun Gujral

    Hey! My name is Arjun and I’m a 2nd year Cognitive Science student. My favorite color is red. 

  • Resident Assistant: Black Hall apartments 1304 - 1313 and 1405 - 1407

    Resident Assistant: Black Hall apartments 1304 - 1313 and 1405 - 1407

    Talon Mahosky

    My name is Talon and I am a third year Bioengineering: Biotechnology major. In my free time I like to fish and hangout with friends. I look forward to having a great year!   

  • Resident Assistant: Black Hall apartments 1408 - 1411, 1505 - 1510, and 1606 - 1609

    Resident Assistant: Black Hall apartments 1408 - 1411, 1505 - 1510, and 1606 - 1609

    David Zhu

    I'm a fourth year mechanical engineering student, minoring in history. I have a strong passion for robotics and anthropology. I am currently a member of the engineering honor Society Tau Beta Pi.

  • Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall apartments 2001 - 2005, 2101 - 2107, and 2110 - 2111

    Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall apartments 2001 - 2005, 2101 - 2107, and 2110 - 2111

    Miguel Serrano

    Hey everyone, I am Miguel Serrano, but you can just call me Mikey. I am a second-year Computer Science major with a minor in business. In my free time, I like listening to music or watching some sports. I’m looking forward to meeting you all this year!

  • Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall apartments 2112 - 2114 and 2203 - 2214

    Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall apartments 2112 - 2114 and 2203 - 2214

    Torrey Rhyne

    Hello, my name is Torrey Rhyne. I'm a 3rd year Warren student majoring in molecular biology and minoring in psychology. This is my first year as an RA. In my free time, I enjoy volunteering, going to the beach, and trying new foods. I live on the second floor of Brennan Hall. I'm looking forward to a great year. 🙂

  • Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall apartments 2304 - 2313 and 2409 - 2411

    Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall apartments 2304 - 2313 and 2409 - 2411

    Teresa Taylor

    Hello! My name is Teresa Taylor. I’m a second year Cognitive Science student specializing in Neuroscience and I’m also on the women’s rowing team! I’m the RA for Brennan 3rd and 4th floor. I’m excited to have a great year!

  • Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall apartments 2404 - 2408, 2505 - 2510, and 2606 - 2609

    Resident Assistant: Brennan Hall apartments 2404 - 2408, 2505 - 2510, and 2606 - 2609

    Fatin Pasha

    Hi everyone, I’m Fatin (Fuh-teen). I’m a 3rd Cog Sci-Poli Sci double major! I love playing sports during my free time!

  • Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3001, 3101 - 3105, and 3108 - 3112

    Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3001, 3101 - 3105, and 3108 - 3112

    Ulysses Velasco

    My name is Ulysses Velasco, I'm a third year Aerospace Engineering student from Covina, CA. When I'm not actively working as an RA I enjoy stargazing, hanging out with friends, and learning about different languages and cultures.

  • Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3113 - 3114 and 3206 - 3214

    Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3113 - 3114 and 3206 - 3214

    Kaitlyn Willoughby

    Hi all! My name is Kaitlyn Willoughby and I am a second-year Warren student studying Political Science: Public Policy and Philosophy. When I am not in class I am in Speech and Debate or Associated Students. I am a first-year RA on the second floor of Douglas and I cannot wait to see this community grow.

  • Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3201 - 3205 and 3303 - 3308

    Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3201 - 3205 and 3303 - 3308

    Michelle Lin

    Michelle is a third year student majoring in Physiology and Neuroscience and double minoring in Business and Global Health! She loves traveling and adventuring with her friends, but she also enjoys being active on campus by working as a Student Health Advocate and being a part of her sorority Chi Omega.

  • Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3309 - 3313 and 3406 - 3411

    Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3309 - 3313 and 3406 - 3411

    Dorrin Famininy

    Ayo! I am Dorrin and I am the RA for the Douglas Aparment Building. I am a big fan of movies and watching the sunset. I love dogs and blasting music in the car. I am a human biology major and head of the Warren Concerts and Festivals Committee. 

  • Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3404 - 3405, 3505 - 3510, and 3606 - 3608

    Resident Assistant: Douglas Hall apartments 3404 - 3405, 3505 - 3510, and 3606 - 3608

    Hector Estrada

    My name’s Hector Estrada and I am a third year BioChemistry/Cell Biology Major! I love to hangout with friends and enjoy iced tea. I am excited about this year and look forward to being an RA in Douglas Hall!

  • Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall apartments 4105, 4108 - 4111, and 4203 - 4211

    Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall apartments 4105, 4108 - 4111, and 4203 - 4211

    Everett Gallardo

    Hi! My name is Everret Gallardo and I am a second year bio-engineering major. I have a passion for building and a love for legos. My favorite color is green like the type of green that comes in the Spring. I love to eat tacos so catch me at Taco Tuesday. Oh and I am an RA for the Goldberg building (the best building). 

  • Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall apartments 4212 - 4214 and 4304 - 4314

    Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall apartments 4212 - 4214 and 4304 - 4314

    Aidan Carrigg

    Hi I’m Aidan! I’m a second year Aerospace Engineering Student with a double minor in Business and Psychology. I love doing anything outdoors in my free time such as rock climbing, running, snowboarding, basketball, paddle boarding and camping. A special talent of mine is beatboxing as I tend to be very good at useless things.

  • Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall apartments 4301 - 4303 and 4401 - 4410

    Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall apartments 4301 - 4303 and 4401 - 4410

    Joshua Walker

    Hey everyone, my name’s Josh and I am a second year Warren student majoring in pure mathematics while minoring in both math education and psychology. Whenever I have free time, I love watching sports and going out for runs, I know right a walker who likes running. I’m excited to be a Resident Assistant here at Warren College and if you ever need help or someone to talk to, you’ll find me at Goldberg 4407.

  • Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall apartments 4411 - 4412, 4504 - 4511, and 4606 - 4609

    Resident Assistant: Goldberg Hall apartments 4411 - 4412, 4504 - 4511, and 4606 - 4609

    Meghna Bahry

    Hey everyone! My name is Meghna and I am a returning RA here at Warren. I am a third year bioengineering: biotechnology student. In my free time (when I have any), I enjoy painting, dancing and swimming. Looking forward to getting to know you all this year!

  • Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Residence Hall, 1st Floor

    Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Residence Hall, 1st Floor

    Sarah Ebert

    Hello! My name is Sarah, and I am a second year cognitive science student from West Hills, California. In my free time I enjoy going to the beach, watching movies, petting dogs, and catching up on sleep. In addition to being an RA, I am also a peer educator for CARE at SARC and am a member of a sorority on campus. I am looking forward to being an RA this year and would love to meet you!

  • Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Residence Hall, 2nd Floor

    Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Residence Hall, 2nd Floor

    Ido Durst

    Hello! My name is Ido Durst and I’m a 2nd year Math-CS major. I grew up in Israel and moved to the Bay Area for high school, so I’ve been in the States for about 5 years now. I’m a machine learning enthusiast and a math lover, and when I don’t code or solve equations, I like to cook, run, sleep, and hang out with my residents!

  • Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Residence Hall, 3rd & 4th Floors

    Resident Assistant: Frankfurter Residence Hall, 3rd & 4th Floors

    James McDougall

    I’m James. I’m a bit of an oddball. I want to be honest with my residents and share in the joy of being alive. Also I’m a computer engineer. But who cares about that? This year, you’ll see me skating around campus and talking with various people around Warren.

  • Resident Assistant: Harlan Residence Hall, 1st Floor

    Resident Assistant: Harlan Residence Hall, 1st Floor

    Lena Eliasen

    Hello! I’m Lena Eliasen, a second year Biochemistry student in Warren. I’m also hoping to minor in Economics! In my free time I like going to the beach, hanging out with friends and playing Tetris 99. I’m looking forward to my time as an RA!

  • Resident Assistant: Harlan Residence Hall, 2nd Floor

    Resident Assistant: Harlan Residence Hall, 2nd Floor

    Myles Bosompem

    Hi! My name is Myles Bosompem. I am a third year pre-med student studying General Biology. Some of my hobbies include music, football, and sneakers!

  • Resident Assistant: Harlan Residence Hall, 3rd & 4th Floors

    Resident Assistant: Harlan Residence Hall, 3rd & 4th Floors

    Angela Quiambao

    Hi, my name is Angela, and I'm a 3rd year Computer Science major with a minor in Design. In my free time, I enjoy drawing, calligraphy and making lame jokes. If y'all ever see me around, feel free to say hi! :')

  • Resident Assistant: Stewart Residence Hall, 1st Floor

    Resident Assistant: Stewart Residence Hall, 1st Floor

    Logan Deforest

    Hello my name is Logan DeForest. I am a 2nd year student studying Neurobiology with a minor in chemistry. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music and playing video games. This is my first year as an RA for Warren and currently I am the RA for the first floor of Stewart hall. Looking forward to a great year together!

  • Resident Assistant: Stewart Residence Hall, 2nd Floor

    Resident Assistant: Stewart Residence Hall, 2nd Floor

    Vivek Seelam

    Hello my name is Vivek Seelam. I am a 2nd year student studying Management Science with a minor in Cognitive Science. In my free time, I love watching TV shows and playing table tennis and soccer. This is my first year as an RA for Warren and currently I am the RA for the second floor of Stewart hall. Looking forward to a great year together!

  • Resident Assistant: Stewart Residence Hall, 3rd Floor

    Resident Assistant: Stewart Residence Hall, 3rd Floor

    Emily Hickey

    Hi! My name’s Emily and I’m a 2nd year Biochemistry Major. I am also apart of UCSD’s Women’s Club Water Polo Team. I’m looking forward to my first year as an RA and can’t wait to make many fun memories.

  • Resident Assistant: Stewart Residence Hall, 4th & 5th Floors

    Resident Assistant: Stewart Residence Hall, 4th & 5th Floors

    Vinni Cusi

    Vinni is a fourth year student, majoring in Human Biology. As this is his third year on staff, Vinni's peers insist on calling him a 'RES LIFE LEGEND,' though he is far too humble to agree with them. When he is not out and about making the Warren community a brighter, more vibrant place, Vinni enjoys: crab-walking, intellectual debates, and creative writing.

    If you see him around, be sure to say hi, lest you miss the opportunity for a brief slice of his attention. Such a moment, many would agree, is life-changing. 
  • Resident Assistant: Bates Apartment, 1st & 2nd Floors

    Resident Assistant: Bates Apartment, 1st & 2nd Floors

    Huda Ahmed

    I'm a fourth year Data Science major, double-minoring in Accounting and Global Health.  When not studying, I enjoy exploring coffee shops, trying out new foods and hanging out with friends. I am also the VP External of the Data Science Student Society.

     

  • Resident Assistant: Bates Hall Apartments 300 - 308; 400 - 408; 500 - 504

    Resident Assistant: Bates Hall Apartments 300 - 308; 400 - 408; 500 - 504

    Bernice Leung

    Bernice is a Master’s student in biology and this is her second year as an RA. Outside of lab, she enjoys going to the gym and exploring coffee shops in San Diego. She also lives vicariously through other people’s dogs, especially if the dog in question is a Shiba Inu.

  • Resident Assistant: Brown Hall Apartments, 1st and 2nd Floors

    Resident Assistant: Brown Hall Apartments, 1st and 2nd Floors

    Isela Villalbazo-Bravo

    Isela Villalbazo is entering her fourth year at UCSD as a Cognitive Science major with a specialization in Design. She is a member of ESW and her interests include photography, creating picture collages, and watching Netflix. 

  • Resident Assistant: Brown Hall Apartments, 3rd - 5th Floors

    Resident Assistant: Brown Hall Apartments, 3rd - 5th Floors

    Siddhi Patel

    Hi, my name is Siddhi Patel and I'm going to be the RA for Brown Hall 3rd-5th floor. I am a second year Data Science major with a minor in Business. I enjoy spending time with my friends, finding new places to explore, and listening to music. I'm extremely excited to work with everyone and to have a great year!

Meet the Office Assistants (OAs)

  • Office Assistants (OAs)

    Office Assistants are undergraduate students who help run the Warren Residential Life Office with its daily operation. They answer phones, schedule appointments, make room reservations, and assist the professional staff as needed. OAs are also great sources of information, when it comes to questions about our Warren community and the campus as a whole.

  • Dorrin Famininy

    Dorrin Famininy

    Dorrin is a third year UCSD student as a human biology major and an anthropology minor. She is the head of the Warren Concerts and Festivals Committee and an active member of the student council. She enjoys going to the beach and loves her dog Gucci.

  • Alex Zhao

    Alex Zhao

    Alex is a second year Warren undergraduate pursuing both a BS in Political Science: Data Analytics and a BA in History: War, Revolution, and Social Change to prepare for his next endeavor as a JD-PhD candidate. When he isn’t reading, writing, or calculating statistics and somehow has an astounding amount of free time, Alex is fond of writing with fountain pens, listening to electro swing, and cooking.

  • Vanessa Colin

    Vanessa Colin

    Vanessa is a second-year at UC San Diego and studies Psychology with a minor in Human Development. She enjoys playing soccer and taking her dogs, Simba and Shadow, on walks.

  • Danielle Dun

    Danielle Dun

    Danielle is a fourth year Warren student studying Psychology with a minor in Cognitive Science. She enjoys walking along the beach, swimming, reading, and catching up with friends. 

  • Zeven Barker

    Zeven Barker

    Zeven is a second year Warren student majoring in Math-Computer Science. In his free time, he loves watching movies, trying new foods, and exploring new places with friends.

  • Alexis Singh

    Alexis Singh

    Hi I’m Alexis Singh, I’m a second year Warren student. I’m studying Sociology with a focus in law and society. A fun fact about me is that Lilo and Stitch is my all time favorite disney movie.

Meet the SAC Associates (SACAs)

  • SAC Associates (SACA)

    SAC Associates (SACAs) are undergraduate students who run Warren College's Student Activity Center (SAC). The SACAs are responsible for overseeing the rental process of recreational games including: pool, ping pong, board games, sports equipment, and much more. They provide residents the opportunity to pick up their mail parcels at the center for extended hours during the evening when mail services is closed. SACAs also assist the Warren Residential Life office by overseeing room reservations that occur in the SAC’s Equality Room and kitchen. 

  • Aditi Gandhi

    Aditi Gandhi

    Aditi Gandhi is a second year bioengineering: bioinformatics student. Born and raised in the bay area, Aditi has enjoyed exploring La Jolla with many sunrise/sunset adventures. As an avid enthusiast, she loves to try new things and spends her time with her family and friends. Most importantly, she loves to dance, bullet journal, and collect regular memories through videos and vlogs! 

  • Myles Bosompem

    Myles Bosompem

    Hi! My name is Myles Bosompem. I am a third year pre-med student studying General Biology. Some of my hobbies include music, football, and sneakers!

  • Anna Stangl

    Anna Stangl

    Anna is a 2nd year Neuroscience and Physiology major minoring in both Dance and Business. Anna was born and raised in Southern California so she lvoes to swim and explore nature. She has a healthy love for minions and bananas!

  • David Jasuan

    David Jasuan

    David is an Eleanor Roosevelt College student in his third year studying Cognitive Science. He enjoys following soccer and camping (more than the picture suggests). 

  • Vinni Cusi

    Vinni Cusi

    Vinni is a fourth year student, majoring in Human Biology. With three years of experience in Warren Res Life, Vinni knows a thing or two about SAC. When he's not gently guiding his fellow SACAs, much like a benevolent lighthouse, he enjoys: hyper-analyzing the Shrek franchise, cheering for the Philadelphia Eagles, and avoiding his studies. 
  • Lani Botros

    Lani Botros

    Lani is a second year Public Health major. She was born and raised in the greatest SoCal city (Long Beach) but she loves being at UCSD with all her friends. She is obsessed with Disneyland, Christmas time, and Pizookie Tuesday’s. Her bucket list includes one day visiting all 50 states. 

  • Vivian Mason

    Vivian Mason

    I am a third year political science major from Warren College. I love to listen to music, explore new places, and hang out with my friends.

Meet the Warren Residential Hall Council (CleRHCs)

  • CleRHCs

    CleRHCs

    CleRHCs 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). 

  • Chair:

    Taylor Drennen

    The Chair elected every year by the previous council. They lead weekly General Body Meetings, maintain and manages the CleRHCs budget, plan the annual Fall Retreat and oversee the council as a whole.

     

  • Vice Chair:

    Vice Chair:

    Claudia Haddad

    The Vice Chair is responsible for assisting the Chair in managing the council and stepping in for the Chair when needed. The Vice Chair also heads the planning of the end-of-the-year banquet for CleRHCs. 

    Hey! I'm Claudia, and I am a 2nd year premed Human Bio major with a Psych minor. I love making new friends, cooking, drinking coffee, dancing, singing, and playing board games. In my free time, I usually hangout with my roommates, go to Earl's, or go to club/RA events. I am commonly seen laughing, yelling, or jumping around for no reason. I would love to meet y'all, and I am looking forward to the rest of my college years here. 

  • Program Coordinator:

    Program Coordinator:

    Vanessa Leon

    The Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing Building Representatives and assisting them in their efforts. They review all programming forms with the Marketing Director to ensure proper completion for successful events. 

    My name is Vanessa Leon, and I’m from Woodland, California. Im a second year Sociology: Law and Society major. And I am the program coordinator for Clerhcs! 

  • Marketing Director:

    Marketing Director:

    Andre Brown

    The Marketing Director is responsible for overseeing and managing the Marketing Interns. They are also responsible for the creative publicity you see around Warren College!

    Hi, my name is Andre and I am from the Lake Elsinore, CA. I am a second year Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience major and Marketing Director for CleRHCs. I love football and basketball and always down to ball up in RIMAC so don’t be afraid to hit me up to ball if you see me!

  • General Body Member

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