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.

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Andrew Pollom

Director of Residence Life & Associate Dean of Students 

pollom@lakeforest.edu

Office hours: 

Mondays 2-4pm 

Fridays 9-10:30am

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

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Stacy L. Oliver-Sikorski

Associate Director for Student Success
oliver@lakeforest.edu

Office hours: 

Wednesdays 2:30-4pm 

Thursdays 9-11am

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.

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Lee Cambata

Residence Director for Moore Hall

cambata@lakeforest.edu

Office hours:

M/W/F 1-2pm Moore Hall

T/TH 11am-12pm Moore Hall 

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Elyse Holguin Kurfiss

Residence Director for Lois & Deerpath Halls and Cleveland-Young International Center

kurfiss@lakeforest.edu

Office hours: 

Mondays 4-5pm Cleveland Young 

Wednesdays 4-5pm Deerpath Hall

Thursdays 1-2pm Lois Hall

Fridays 10-11am Rosemary House 

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Andy Lehr

Residence Director for Harlan and Blackstone Halls

lehr@lakeforest.edu

Office hours:

Mondays 10am-12pm Rosemary House

Tuesdays 10-11am & 1-2pm Rosemary House

Wednesdays 10-11am basement of Harlan Hall & 11am-12pm basement of Blackstone Hall

Thursdays 10am-12pm Rosemary House 

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Kellee Steffen

Residence Director for Gregory and Nollen Halls

steffen@lakeforest.edu

Office hours: 

Mondays 9-10 am Nollen Hall

Tuesdays 4-5pm Rosemary House

Wednesdays 3-5pm Gregory Hall

Thursdays 10:30-11:30am & 2-3pm Nollen Hall

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Rexann Whorton

Residence Director for Roberts & McClure Halls and South Campus Apartments

whorton@lakeforest.edu

Office hours: 

Mondays 1-3:00pm Roberts Hall

Wednesdays 9-11am Rosemary House

Thursdays 10:30am-12pm McClure Hall

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Laura A. Williams

Residence Director for Lake Forest College In the Loop at Hostelling International - Chicago 

lwilliams@lakeforest.edu

Office hours: Please email for summer appointment 

 
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Sarah Russart

Department Assistant
russart@lakeforest.edu

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