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Warren Residential Life and Ampitheater

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.


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

    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.

  • 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.

Meet the Senior Resident Assistants (SRAs)

Meet the Resident Assistants (RAs)

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 Vidmar-Barker

    Zeven Vidmar-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 Warren Residential Hall Council

  • 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.