Residence Life

About the Office of Residence Life

Living on campus brings countless opportunities to your doorstep. With a new world of neighbors, you can form close, lasting friendships with fellow students who share your interests. Our on-campus residences are designed to make gathering, studying, and socializing convenient. Everything you need is nearby.

Residence Life assists students in all aspects of their on-campus living experience. This includes supervision of the residence hall staff, oversight of university policies and procedures related to campus housing. The Residence Life staff is committed to making your on-campus experience both an enjoyable experience and one of personal development. If you need assistance, please call 484-365-7226 or email

Residence Life FAQs

Residence Halls

Microfridge Rental 

For more information regarding Microfridge Rental, click on the picture below, visit, or call  800-525-7307. 

Meet Our Staff 

Departmental Definitions

Professional Position: Area Coordinator (AC)

ACs are full-time live-in professional staff members. They supervise Resident Advisors, advise Residence Hall Councils, participate in a duty rotation, and help students with a variety of issues.


Para-professional Position: Resident Advisor (RA)

RAs are traditionally upperclassmen students who live on each floor and will provide residents with advice and support throughout the academic year. They help students struggling with challenges and connect them with the resources they need to be successful in their LU experience.  


Apartment Style Living Staff

  • Area Coordinator-
  • preferred pronouns: he, him, his 
  • Email:
  • ​Apartment Style Living RAs:
    • Obinna Ihejirika
    • Ameenah Muhammad
    • Trent Patrick
    • Nazirah Purnell
    • Ronald Shipman-Scott
    • Destiny Williams

Ashmun/Rendall Area Staff

  • Area Coordinator- Rev. Ms. Valerie Jackson
  • preferred pronouns: she, her, hers
  • Email: ​
  • Ashmun/Rendall RAs: 
    • Keyana Brooks
    • Justin McClain
    • Solomon Murphy
    • Vances Russell

Frederick Douglass/ McRary Area Staff

  • Area Coordinator: Mr. Jonathan Harris, B.S.
  • preferred pronouns: he, him, his
  • Email:
  • ​McRary RAs:
    • Phillip Divon
    • Austin Wilson

LLC North/ Guest Quarters Area Staff

  • Area Coordinator- Ms. Lyndsay Raymond, M.S.
  • preferred pronouns: she, her, hers
  • Email:
  • LLC North/ Guest Quarters RAs: 
    • ​Kayla Jackson

LLC South/ Lorraine Hansberry Hall Area Staff

  • Area Coordinator:
  • preferred pronouns: she, her, hers
  • Email: ​​​
  • LLC South/Lorraine Hansberry RAs:
    • Kintesha Hopkins-Bailey 
    • ​Winston Taylor 
    • Kandra Thornton
    • Trinity Williams 
    • Nasira Wilson

Lucy Laney/McCauley Hall Area Staff

  • Area Coordinator:
  • preferred pronouns: she, her, hers
  • Email:
  • Lucy Laney/McCauley RAs:
    • ​Destini Palmer

Mission and Vision 



The mission of Lincoln University’s Office of Residence Life is to provide a diversified educationally stimulating living environment where students explore their own development and positively contribute to a global society. We strive to provide residents with valuable support and resources, as well as enriching activities and programs that serve to develop a sense of community, provide opportunities for learning in a clear, attractive, well-maintained, safe, and comfortable residence hall while promoting the University’s missions. Lincoln University's Residence Life programs and services create a positive environment that actively engages students in the collegiate experience and help to build school spirit, character, and morale throughout the year while residing in the residence halls.


The Office of Residence Life at Lincoln University seeks to create an intentional learning environment in the residence halls that create a bridge to complement classroom education and real-world experiences.

For More Information about employment: 

For more information on federal work-study/ student employment please visit the Student Employment Website.

For general questions regarding Lincoln University's Human Resources department and open professional positions, visit Human Resources.

Phone: 484-365-7226
Office Address: Student Union Building (SUB)
Lyndsay M. Raymond Ms. Lyndsay Raymond, M.S. Executive Director for Student Success, Division of Student Success 484-365-7927
  • Student Union Building (SUB) 130
Brian Dubenion Associate Vice President for Student Success and Dean of Students, Division of Student Success 484-365-7705
  • Student Union Building (SUB) 136
Grace Rush Department Assistant, Department of Residence Life 484-365-7702
  • Student Union Building (SUB) 130