Office of Residence Life

Residence Life is located in Rosemary House on South Campus.Residence Life is located in Rosemary House on South Campus.

Our professional staff is committed to helping residents thrive in our communities.  We encourage students to stop by and meet us!

Our Mission

The Office of Residence Life will provide a secure, inclusive, and engaging residential community that promotes student leadership, holistic development, and responsible citizenship. 

Our Programming Philosophies

Our objective is to offer opportunities and intentional experiences to all members of the community.  We use activities and programming developed around the Forester Five themes to achieve these outcomes.

Our Staff

The Director of Residence Life sets the vision for the department and supervises the Associate Directors.


Andrew Pollom
Director of Residence Life and Associate Dean of Students
Office hours: 
Monday 2 - 4 p.m. 
Friday 9 - 10:30 a.m.

The Associate Directors are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the department and supervise the Residence Director staff. 


Stacy L. Oliver-Sikorski
Associate Director for Student Success
Office hours: 
Wednesday 2:30 - 4 p.m. 
Thursday 9 - 11 a.m.

The Residence Directors supervise various halls and their Resident Assistants, the paraprofessional student staff who keep each residence hall’s community strong. Students are invited to meet with these staff members on a walk-in basis during their weekly open office hours.


Lee Cambata
Residence Director for Moore Hall
Office hours:
Monday 11a.m. - 12p.m. Tuesday 10 - 11 a.m. Wed. 2 - 3 p.m.          Thursday 10 - 11a.m. Friday 1 - 2 p.m.        

All hours are in Moore Hall 


Elyse Holguin Kurfiss
Residence Director for Lois and Deerpath Halls and Cleveland-Young International Center
Office hours: 
Monday 1 - 2 p.m., 
Wednesday 11a.m. - 12 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m.  -   12 p.m.
Friday 1 - 2 p.m.


Andy Lehr
Residence Director for Harlan and Blackstone Halls
Office hours:
Monday 10 a.m.- noon
Tuesday 1 - 2 p.m. and 4 - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 11-noon 
Thursday 10 a.m.- noon


Kellee Steffen
Residence Director for Gregory and Nollen Halls
Office hours: 
Tuesday 9 - 11 a.m., Nollen Hall
Wednesday 1 - 3 p.m.
Thursday 3 - 5 p.m., Gregory Hall


Rexann Whorton
Residence Director for Roberts and McClure Halls and South Campus Apartments
Office hours:
Tuesday 8:30 - 11 a.m., 
Wednesday 9 - 11 a.m., 
Thursday 3:30 - 5 p.m. 


Laura A. Williams
Residence Director for Lake Forest College In the Loop at Hostelling International Chicago
Office hours at Hostelling International Chicago:
Monday 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Wednesday 10 - 11 a.m.
Thursday 3 - 4 p.m.


Sarah Russart
Department Assistant