Greetings soon-to-be Gators!
My name is Brady Reichart and I work for the office of Residence Life as the Area Coordinator for Baldwin, Brooks, Walker, and Schultz Halls. This posting will contain some helpful information regarding our office, community living, and tips for living with a roommate, so read on!
Residence Life is housed within the Office of Student Life, located in Reis Hall. Our goal is to create living environments that promote safety/well-being, foster community, support academic commitments, and provide opportunities to build upon social interaction skills.
Apart from our wonderful RAs and CAs, here are some other good names to know from Residence Life/Student Life and our respective job titles:
Joseph DiChristina – Dean of Students
Jen Foxman – Assistant Dean of Students & Director of Residence Life
Jacquie Kondrot – Associate Dean of Students for Wellness Education
& Sexual Harassment Officer
Gretchen Kerr - Associate Director of Residence Life
Joseph Hall – Director of Student Conduct and Development
Lynnette Watkins – Assistant to the Dean of Students
Marchae’ Peters – Area Coordinator for Ravine, Crawford, Edwards, DTD, PKP, and the Independent Living Spaces.
Josh Whitson – International Student Advisor & Area Coordinator for Caflisch and North Village 1 & 2
Your decisions and hard work have brought you to this point, and from here on out you will encounter many choices that will help determine what you will make from this opportunity. As exciting as this new environment will be, it can also be nerve wracking. Who wouldn’t be nervous coming into a new environment? There are so many unknown variables! Among these are concerns about Roommates and Community Living. This post will contain some helpful tips that may lend to building stronger foundation and understanding of those two topics.