The Area Coordinator (AC), Kristi Shorter, is a live-in professional staff member who resides on South Campus. The Area Coordinator is responsible for the long range planning, as well as day-to-day operations of the buildings/communities on South Campus. The AC is the liaison to parents, Collegetown businesses, Housing & Residential Life, Student & Campus Life, and Cornell University. The AC provides leadership for all seven South Campus residence halls, but usually is primarily responsible for Sheldon Court and Cascadilla Hall. Currently, the Area Coordinator is directly overseeing all seven communities until a new Residence Hall Director (RHD) can be hired.
The Residence Hall Director (RHD), RHD TBA, is a live-in professional staff member who resides on South Campus. The RHD provides direct oversight to five of the seven South Campus Residence Halls: Schuyler House in Collegetown; 112 Edgemoor, the Equity and Engagement Community, Veterans House, and 109 McGraw. As stated above, until an RHD is hired AC Kristi will oversee these communities.
The Graduate Resident Advisor (GRA), Joe Giliberto, is a live-in graduate student RA team member who provides additional support in programming and advising South Campus RA team members. The GRA has also been trained extensively in working in undergraduate residence halls, including educational programming, mental health support, referrals, and crisis management. The GRA provides direct leadership for Schuyler House.
The RAs are live-in student team members who have been trained extensively in working in undergraduate residence halls, including educational programming, mental health support, referrals, and crisis management. With just over 750 residents, South Campus has 24 RAs and you may go to any of them if you have questions or concerns. There is an RA on-call every night of the week and on the weekends to respond to any emergencies in our buildings. The RAs will be some of the first people you will meet upon moving into the buildings in the South Campus community. They are here because they care about you and want your experience to be as successful and positive as possible!