The UMF staff is here make sure your residential life experience is educational, safe,  and involved with all aspects of living and learning in a liberal arts community. You will meet three types of staff in your residence hall. Each professional staff member has a role in helping students adjust to college life to help them make the most of residential, social, and academic life at UMF.

Assistant Directors are professional staff members that live off campus.

Assistant Director of Housing and Academic Success is responsible for the housing process for both incoming and returning students to the residence halls, residential meal plans, individualized academic meetings with students, and upholding a climate of holistic academic success across campus.

Assistant Director of Student Life is responsible for the supervision of Community Assistants and Graduate Area Coordinators and the oversight of student activities.

Graduate Area Coordinators are professional staff members who are enrolled as graduate students, reside in campus housing, and are responsible for the day-to-day management of the residence halls. Their role is to be a presence within the residential halls and uphold University policy. Each Area Coordinator has the experience and skill to create living-learning environments that challenge and encourage development of the “whole” student, foster a sense of community in the residence halls, and empower residents to take responsibility for their actions and decisions.

Community Assistants are carefully selected student leaders who assist in developing a safe and healthy community. Community Assistants fulfill many roles including programming, administration, and policy enforcement. They are familiar with the University’s goals, services, policies and procedures.


Brian Ufford

Director Student Life and Associate Conduct Officer
116A Olsen Student Center



Judy Peary-Adams

Administrative Assistant I Student Life Office
116 Olsen Student Center




Kelsey Champagne-Smith

Assistant Director of Housing and Academic Success
110 Olsen Student Center


Hope Shore

Assistant Director of Student Life  & Deputy Title IX Coordinator
131B Olsen Student Center




Erika Crawley

Graduate Area Coordinator
Scott North, Scott South, Scott West
50A Olsen Student Center





Marie Prevost

Graduate Area Coordinator
Mallett Hall, Purington Hall, Frances Allen Black Hall
50A Olsen Student Center






Maddie Ochoco

Graduate Area Coordinator
Dakin Hall, Stone Hall, Lockwood Hall
50A Olsen Student Center