Residence Life & Housing

Home is where the art is. 

Welcome to Residence Life & Housing, where you can find information about on campus housing resources, off campus living, and more. 

Current residential students seeking information on day-to-day practices and required procedures, should log onto eRezlife at using your CCAD credentials.

Current students (residential and commuter), the 22-23 housing lottery application is due by Sunday February 13th in order to be eligible for housing lottery taking place on Thursday March 3rd in eRezlife.

Students interested in Summer 2022 housing in the Design Square Apartments will be able to apply in eRezlife beginning on Monday February 14th with summer applications closing on February 27th.


Residence Life staff

Two professional residence life staff members and fourteen Resident Advisors (RAs) oversee the residence halls. The role of the RA is to make connections with students to ensure the safety and security of the community. RAs provide educational, personal, and professional assistance when appropriate, and relevant referrals, if necessary.

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Liz Gordon-Canlas

Director of Residence Life and Housing



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Cierra Russell

Residential Community Coordinator


[email protected]

Design Square Apartments 614.453.2200

Schottenstein Residence Hall 614.222.3240

Connor Rosciszewski

Connor Rosciszewski | (He/Him) | Schottenstein 3rd Floor 

Delaney Yoha _ Schottenstein 1st & Ground Floor.jpg

Delaney Yoha | (She/Her) | Schottenstein 1st & Ground Floor 

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Emma McLaughlin | (Sher/Her) | Schottenstein 4th Floor RA

Gage Holtz

Gage Holtz | (He/Him) | Schottenstein 3rd Floor 

Hannah Diamond _ Schottenstein 2nd Floor.jpg

Hannah Diamond | (She/They) | Schottenstein 2nd Floor 

Kale Lewis _ Schottenstein 4th Floor.jpg

Kale Lewis | (She/Her) | Schottenstein 4th Floor 

Kay O'Malley _ RA Alternate.jpg

Kay O'Malley | (She/Her) | RA Alternate 

Kayla Palmer _ RA Alternate.jpg

Kayla Palmer  | (She/Her) | RA Alternate 

Lease Hart _ DSA 4th Floor.jpg

Lease Hart  | (She/Her) | DSA 4th Floor 

Liz Van Weelden _ DSA 5th Floor.jpg

Liz Van Weelden | (She/Her) | DSA 5th Floor

Maddie Gabhart _ DSA 3rd Floor.jpg

Maddie Gabhart | (She/Her) | DSA 3rd Floor

Maria Mendoza _ DSA 2nd Floor.jpg

Maria Mendoza | (She/Her) | DSA 2nd Floor

Shannon Wright _ Schottenstein 1st & Ground Floor.jpg

Shannon Wright | (She/Her) | Schottenstein 1st & Ground Floor

Sierra Emrick _ Schottenstein 2nd Floor.jpg

Sierra Emrick | ( She/Her) | Schottenstein 2nd Floor 

Returning student housing

Students interested in on-campus housing for the 2022-2023 academic year will be invited to apply to participate in the housing lottery that will take place in March 2022. The online housing application for returning students will open on Monday January 17, 2022. Please note that on-campus is prioritized for 2nd year students and space is limited.

Incoming student housing

Incoming students admitted for Spring 2022 will be able to begin applying for Spring 2022 housing on Monday November 1, 2021. Move-in day for new students is Thursday January 13, 2022.

Students interested in on-campus housing for the 2022-2023 academic year will be invited to apply online later this spring. First year students are required to live-on campus unless exempt.