New Yorker

Student Life


This section of the EHS Student Life website will give you a variety of information about the New Yorker Residence that can help you before you arrive as well as during your stay. You will be able to request room repairs, view events, meet the staff, find local discounts and more. If you have any questions email us at [email protected]. Enjoy!

Meet the Staff

  • Maurice A. Smith

    Associate Director of Student Life

    Maurice A. Smith

    Associate Director of Student Life

    Maurice A. Smith has experience with being both Resident Advisor and Residence Director for many years before joining EHS in March of 2015. A native of Philadelphia PA, Maurice holds both a BFA and MBA degrees from Marymount Manhattan College. After spending several years in Las Angeles, CA. Maurice is excited to be back in NYC and is ready to ensure the residents of the New Yorker Residence are provided a world class experience.

  • Kathleen Hundersmarck

    Associate Director of Residence Life

    Kathleen Hundersmarck

    Associate Director of Residence Life

    Pace University Alumni Kathleen Hundersmarck was happy to join us in spring 2018. With a background in Higher Education and Hospitality she is very excited to become part of the EHS family. Her passion lies in providing a positive and creative environment for the people around her. She looks forward to this opportunity to empower residents to reach their full potential. During her free time she likes to play soccer, go to sporting events, travel, and try new NYC restaurants.

  • Dante Novoa

    Resident Advisor

    Dante Novoa

    Resident Advisor

    Dante Novoa is an Accounting Major at Baruch College. After he’s done with school, Dante hopes to set up his own startup and see it flourish into a large prosperous company. Dante is a Native New Yorker who has lived all over Queens and Long Island but has also lived in Peru for 10 years. Dante enjoys watching horror movies, practicing guitar, and reading about history when he has free time from work and school. He hopes to add cooking and bike riding to his list of hobbies this summer. He also wants to do some exploring in NYC for interesting buildings, landmarks, and -- above all -- restaurants. What does Dante love about EHS? “I love having a home away from home, including great places to study, relax, and meet new people. In addition, all of the staff are very friendly and enhance the overall experience.”

  • Irine Thomas

    Resident Advisor

    Irine Thomas

    Resident Advisor

    Irine Thomas is from Suffern, NY and is studying Biology at Baruch College. Before she became an EHS RA, Irine worked for EHS as a Brand Ambassador helping EHS promote its Social Media and Marketing. Outside of her busy schedule, Irine enjoys playing tennis, badminton, running track, dancing, and singing in both English and Malayalam. Irine enjoys learning and experiencing new cultures, traditions, and customs and plans to visit all of the museums in NYC to further enrich herself. She also enjoys trying new foods and is always on the hunt for new restaurants and dessert bars in NYC, which luckily for her there are plenty! What does Irine love about EHS? “I love having a laundry system and gym right in our building. It is so convenient.”

  • Nick Sanders

    Resident Advisor

    Nick Sanders

    Resident Advisor

    Nick Sanders is from Long Island, NY and is majoring in Operations Management at Baruch College. Before becoming an RA, Nick worked as a Program Director for Suffolk County Council, BSA. Nick enjoys being outdoors, trying new foods, and meeting new people. What Nick likes about EHS is the opportunity that it gives to students from across the globe to meet people with similar interests, and that the buildings’ convenient locations allow you to explore NYC whenever you get time off from your studies.

  • Doni Rotunno

    Resident Advsior

    Doni Rotunno

    Resident Advsior

    Doni Rotunno is originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and moved to NYC to study Scenic Design at Marymount Manhattan College. When she isn't working on her next project, Doni enjoys exploring the city, reading, drawing, going to Broadway shows, and hanging out with her friends. Because Doni has a love for the arts, she also enjoys going to the many museums this city has to offer. "EHS has been such a big factor in adjusting to life in the city. Because of EHS I have met so many people from not only all over this city, but all over the world. NYC is one of the most convenient cities to live in, and it's great to live in a building that only adds to that".

  • Madison LaLone

    Resident Advisor

    Madison LaLone

    Resident Advisor

    Madison “Maddi” LaLone is attending John Jay College of Criminal Justice studying Criminology. Madison is originally from Waterford, Michigan and spends her free time playing basketball, or hanging with dogs where in high school she raised a seeing-eye dog and volunteered with Leader Dogs for the Blind. This summer Madison hopes to explore more of NYC, checking out museums and new neighborhoods. Madison’s advice to you is “experience as many things as you can, not everything you do has to cost money.”

Student Life Office

481 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10001

Contact Information

Located on the 15th floor (1545)


[email protected]

For questions about availability call: 1-800-297-4694

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 10:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am to 8:00pm

Sunday: 11:00am to 6:00pm

Please note, office hours are subject to change.

Arrival Information

You are about to join your fellow EHS residents in one of the world’s greatest hubs of culture and creativity; leading to lasting memories and friendships.

Plan Your Arrival > Suggested Items to Bring >
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Help create a safe environment for yourself, and all of our residents and guests, by following these policies throughout your stay.

Residence Code of Conduct Guide >
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View pictures from past events by visiting our New Yorker Residence Facebook group.

Upcoming Events > VISIT FACEBOOK >
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Save money on everything from grocery stores to salons, with our list of NYC deals.

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Residence Amenities


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Fitness Center

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Guest Policy

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ID Cards

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Laundry Room

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Mail & Deliveries

Review our procedures for mail, packages and food deliveries.

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Mailing Address

481 8th Avenue
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Room # (Received upon move in) C/O EHS New York, NY 10001

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Maintenance & Repairs

Please follow these simple instructions for repairs and maintenance requests.

Maintenance Procedures > Request a Repair >
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Departure Information

While we are sad to see you go, please read through our procedures to ensure a smooth check out.

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Safety & Security

Your security and safety is our top priority. Here you will find important information on who to contact and what to do in case of an emergency.


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