Your Resident Assistant

Our Resident Assistants (RA) support on-campus housing residents with many aspects of living in University housing, including designing a foundation on which a residential community can exist that fosters open communication and neighborly respect.

  • They act as an extension of the Office of Housing Services in providing management support to Georgian, 50 Haven Ave., 154 Haven, 390 Fort Washington, and Towers 1, 2 & 3 buildings; they also provide support—including emergency key assistance—to residents during non-business hours and weekends.
  • They provide peer assistance and serve as a resource who can give information and provide support and refer, when necessary, to appropriate campus resources, while planning programs and events for the on-campus residents.
  • When necessary, they also are available to assist with interpersonal issues with roommates. 

In addition, Resident Assistants support the Office of Housing Services with large-scale processes (i.e. move-in, move-out, housing selection, etc.) and can be called to assist with administrative processes in the office during busy times.  

To reach the RA on duty, call Public Safety at (212) 305-8100. In an emergency, dial 911.

Meet Your Resident Assistants

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  • Robbie Floyd

    • 50 Haven Resident Assistant
    • Hometown: Georgia 
    • School: Mailman School of Public Health, MPH 
    • Building: 50 Haven 
    • Hobbies/Interests: Sketching, reading about sustainability topics, watching a new shows on any streaming platform 
    Robbie Floyd
  • Sandro Luna

    • Tower 3 Resident Assistant
    • Hometown: D.C./Virginia
    • School:  Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons
    • Building: Tower 3 (100 Haven Avenue)
    • Hobbies/Interests: Health tech, filmmaking, and martial arts
    Sandro Luna
  • Tyler Moore

    • Tower 2 Resident Assistant
    • Hometown: Elk Ridge, Utah
    • School: College of Dental Medicine
    • Building: Tower 2 (100 Haven Avenue)
    • Hobbies/Interests: Hanging with my wife, walking our dog, reading, & gaming
    Tyler Moore
  • Daniela Rochez

    • 154 Haven Resident Assistant
    • Hometown: Fort Myers, Florida
    • School: Mailman School of Public Health, MPH
    • Building: 154 Haven Avenue
    • Hobbies/Interests: Digital illustration, working out at the free weight club, and creating public health Instagram posts 
    Daniela Rochez
  • Olivia TenHarmsel

    • Tower 1 Resident Assistant
    • Hometown: Holland, Michigan
    • School: Mailman School of Public Health
    • Building: Tower 1 (60 Haven Avenue)
    • Hobbies/Interests: Thrifting, running, traveling, and trying new coffee shops
    Olivia TenHarmsel

Apply to be a Resident Assistant

Thank you for your interest in working with the Office of Housing Service team as a Resident Assistant (RA). The RA position is vital in the daily operations of the residential buildings, and we are committed to selecting and training the most qualified students to be role models and resources for students. RAs take on an active leadership role in developing and maintaining a positive community within the residence halls by creating a sense of belonging within the residential buildings and the Columbia University Irving Medical Center community at large. Applications are due by November 8th at 9 am. Interviews will be conducted before the deadline. 

RA Application