The Housing and Residence Life office is physically located in Shocker Hall at 2020 N Perimeter Road, Wichita, KS 67208. The main office is open 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. As of this fall, Housing and Residence Life operates two unique residence hall communities - The Flats at WSU and Shocker Hall. Each residence hall has an information desk to help serve students. During the academic year, Shocker Hall's desk is open 6am to 2am and The Flats' desk is open 8am to 8pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 6pm Saturday and Sunday.

Our Mission Statement

Housing and Residence Life is committed to providing a positive student experience by creating a safe and inclusive community that promotes personal and academic success.


Housing and Residence Life will be a significant element of the student experience at Wichita State University.

Our Core Values

o Ensure each student has a connection at WSU
o Encourage applied learning
o Create holistic learners
o Foster a safe and inclusive community
o Celebrate the diversity of our students and staff
o Listen and work to understand and respect others’ points of view
o Develop partnerships across campus
o Commit to effective and transparent communication
o Prioritize team ahead of personal success
o Offer assistance or request help when needed
o Provide superior customer service
o Create efficient and innovative departmental solutions
o Cultivate opportunities to grow and develop
o Follow through on promises made
o Be fair and honest
o Make fiscally responsible choices
o Establish sustainable practices

WSU Non-Discrimination Policy

Wichita State University and Housing and Residence Life do not discriminate in their programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, status as a veteran, genetic information or disability.

HRL Annual Report

Housing and Residence Life is proud of the work we do to give students the best housing experience possible. To learn more about the work accomplished during the 2017-18 Academic Year, please view our Annual Report.

Housing and Residence Life Staff Directory


Scott Jensen currently serves as the Interim Director for Student Life, which includes overseeing Housing and Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Phone: (316) 978-3693 Email

Residence Life

Brandon Kelser- Associate Director for Residence Life (316) 978-6610 Email

Becca Johnson- Residence Life Coordinator for Shocker Hall (316) 978-7749 Email

Lauren Wilson-  Residence Life Coordinator for Shocker Hall (316) 978-5999 Email

Rebecca Snow- Residence Life Coordinator for The Flats (316) 978-6720 Email

Carley Saunders- Residence Life Coordinator for Leadership and Special Projects (316) 978-3391 Email

Elle Saunders- Administrative Support / Desk Manager (316) 978-6757 Email

Business Operations

Mandie Craven- Associate Director for Business Operations (316) 978-3692 Email

Jenny Beyer- Assignments Coordinator (316) 978-6734 Email

Cassie Kroeker- Accountant & Human Resources Specialist (978) 978-3131 Email

Ali Babb- Shocker Hall Administrative Support (316) 978-3380 Email

Katie Austin- Marketing and Outreach Coordinator (316) 978-3467 Email


Daryl Gobin- Assistant Director for Facilities (316) 978-6222 Email

Jose Alonso- Custodial Supervisor (316) 978-6245 Email

Shocker Hall Student Staff

 Resident Assistant Name                                                                                                                                                                                       Floor Assignment

Ryan Giesen


Allison Bergkoetter


Emily Kirkman


Carson Reimer


England Smith


Katherine Donaghue


Rhiley Wall


Ashruta Acharya


Eric Haefele


Benjamin Reiling


Kathryn Wolgast


Jacob Gerwert


Molly Wright


Cameron Black


Lia Savage


Brenden Garland


Caitlyn Hearty


Jonas Zabriskie


Maribel Sanchez-Equihua


Chinwe Uyanne


The Flats Student Staff

Aaron Collier

1st Floor

Morgen Ulrich

1st Floor

Ahsan Anjum

2nd Floor

Suzanne Webb

2nd Floor

Mariah Snow

2nd Floor

Raven Hodges

3rd Floor

Tyler Bryant

3rd Floor

Bailey Barber

3rd Floor

Emily Zuelke

4th Floor

Jesus (JJ) Gonzalez

4th Floor

Lorraine Lowrey

4th Floor

Community Development Specialists

Sajith Sadanandan Pillai

Liz Anderson

Janine Shinn

Gelila Gebre

Baylee Janná Almos

Brandon Jackson