Contact Us

The Office for Residential Education

Address: 3601 Trousdale Parkway
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone:

Email:

213-740-2080

resed@usc.edu

Leadership Team

Grant Burlew
Interim Director
burlew@usc.edu
Debra Allen
Interim Associate Director
North University Park Campus (NUPC)
debraall@usc.edu
    Erin Hunter
Associate Director
University Park Campus (UPC)
erinhunt@usc.edu
Corey Lueker
Assistant Director
USC Village
lueker@usc.edu
    Derek Murakami
Assistant Director
Birnkrant, New North and South Residential Colleges
derekmur@usc.edu 
David Hong
Assistant Director
NUPC Apartments & Graduate and Family Housing
duonghon@usc.edu
    Jennifer Ellingwood
Assistant Director
Parkside and West Residential Colleges
ellingwo@usc.edu
Sally Behpoornia
Assistant Director
Selection & Training
behpoorn@usc.edu 
    Ko Kashiwazaki
Assistant Director
Residential Community Standards
kkashiwa@usc.edu
 Photo of Laura Merchant Laura Merchant
Assistant Director
Residential Experience
lmerchan@usc.edu 
 
  TBD
Business Manager
  Renita Thomas-Franklin
Administrative Assistant
thomasfr@usc.edu

Senior Staff

First-Year Residential Colleges

  Tyler Benateigha
Residential College Coordinator
benateig@usc.edu
 
  Angel Maxwell
Residential College Coordinator
angelmax@usc.edu
 
  Michael Palacioz
Residential College Coordinator
palacioz@usc.edu
 
  Angel Maxwell
Residential College Coordinator
angelmax@usc.edu
 
  Headshot of Baylee Garland Baylee Garland
Residential College Coordinator
bayleega@usc.edu
 
  Patty Lyczkowski
Residential College Coordinator
lyczkows@usc.edu
 
  D’Andre Coats
Residential College Coordinator
dandreco@usc.edu
 

Second-Year Residential Colleges

 Cale & Irani Residential Colleges

Gustavo Orellana
Residential College Coordinator
gaorella@usc.edu
 

 McMorrow Residential College

Andrea Valenzuela
Residential College Coordinator
valenzua@usc.edu
 

 Bohnett & Nemirovsky Residential Colleges

Andrea Valenzuela
Residential College Coordinator
valenzua@usc.edu
 

 Cowlings & Ilium Residential Colleges

Photo of Hector Solis-Ortiz Hector Solis-Ortiz
Residential College Coordinator
solisort@usc.edu
 

Residential Communities

Cardinal Gardens

Arianna Deans
Residential Community Coordinator
deans@usc.edu
 

Century Apartments

Headshot of Stacy Groce Stacy Groce
Residential Community Coordinator
agroce@usc.edu
 

Graduate and Family Housing

GradFam

East

Candace Thompson
Residential Community Coordinator
ct67882@usc.edu
 

GradFam

West

Jasmine Knighten
Residential Community Coordinator
jknighte@usc.edu