New Yorker

Student Life


This section of the EHS Student Life website will give you a variety of information about the New Yorker Residence. If you have any questions, email us at

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 Weber

    Associate Director of Residence Life

    Kathleen Weber

    Associate Director of Residence Life

    Pace University Alumni Kathleen Weber 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.

  • Rachel Viccaro

    Office Admin

    Rachel Viccaro

    Office Admin

    Rachel Viccaro is so grateful to be a part of the EHS New Yorker Team! After graduating from Nazareth College in 2016 with a BFA in Acting, she performed for K-5 students all over central and western NY with Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre. In June 2018, she moved to NYC to participate in the Stella Adler Summer Conservatory and was a resident at the New Yorker. Since then, she’s stuck around in the city, working with EHS and performing in various comedy shows and short films. When she’s not assisting the RAs and ADs at the New Yorker, you can find her trying to find the best plate of nachos in the city!

  • Maddi Squiers

    Senior Resident Advisor

    Maddi Squiers

    Senior Resident Advisor

    Madison “Maddi” Squiers graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a bachelors degree in Criminology, and plans to pursue a masters degree in political science at the CUNY Graduate Center. Madison is originally from Waterford, Michigan and spends her free time playing basketball, or hanging with dogs. Madison’s advice to you is explore the city as much as you can, and meet new people!

  • Irine Thomas

    Resident Advisor

    Irine Thomas

    Resident Advisor

    Irine Thomas’s hometown is Suffern, NY and she graduated from Baruch College with her Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences. Irine has been a part of EHS Student Life for the majority of her undergraduate career. She is currently pursuing her masters degree at NYU for Social Work and is interning at Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy. Before becoming an RA, Irine was a Brand Ambassador helping EHS promote its Social Media and Marketing. Outside of her busy schedule, Irine enjoys retail therapy, taking workout classes, and having unique experiences around NYC revolving around different cultures, music, art, and food. Irine is a huge foodie, and enjoys trying new cuisines and restaurants. She even has an Instagram account dedicated to new food spots she tries and she is a founding curator of a recommendation app called Seek Recs. What does Irine love about EHS? “I love meeting people from all around the world! You make friends and memories that last a lifetime”.

  • Taylor Colacino

    Resident Advisor

    Taylor Colacino

    Resident Advisor

    Taylor Colacino is from Staten Island, New York, and is majoring in Forensic Psychology and minoring in Criminology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Outside of her busy schedule, Taylor enjoys photography and writing. Taylor enjoys traveling to other countries and learning about their history. What does Taylor love about EHS? “I love the location and how close it is to some of New York City’s greatest attractions.”

  • Devyn Jones

    Resident Advisor

    Devyn Jones

    Resident Advisor

    Devyn Jones is from Inwood, NY, studying Criminal Justice at John Jay and also an Air Force ROTC cadet at Det 560 Manhattan College. He enjoys playing basketball, football, video games in his free time, and going around NYC with his friends on the weekend. He also enjoys traveling all the around the world and exploring new cultures. What does Devyn Love about EHS? “ I love the welcoming environment and atmosphere that’s unlike anything I’ve ever experienced!”

  • Olivia Lattimer

    Resident Advisor

    Olivia Lattimer

    Resident Advisor

    Olivia Lattimer is from Rochester, NY, and is studying at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She is getting her Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, an advanced concentration in Crime Analysis and Prevention, and dual specializing in Policing and Crime and Deviance. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her friends and family, shopping, and exploring the city. Olivia looks forward to getting to meet new people and to sharing her love for New York City with others!

  • Katelyn McKindley

    Resident Advisor

    Katelyn McKindley

    Resident Advisor

    Katelyn McKindley is from Bakersfield, CA and is studying nursing at LIU Brooklyn. Before she became an EHS Residential Advisor, Katelyn was studying fashion business management at the Fashion Institute of Technology. In her free time, she loves going to central park to watch the sunset. What does Katelyn love about EHS? ''I love how many people I have met living through EHS as well as how conveniently located the buildings are! I love living in the New Yorker, there are so many subway stations as well as stores close by."

Student Life Office

481 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10001

Contact Information

Located on the 15th floor (1545)


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.

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Help create a safe environment for yourself, and all of our residents by following these policies throughout your stay. EHS reserves the right to update the Code of Conduct from time to time as a result of changing events, facts, and circumstances. Resident agrees to fully abide by such updates. All updates will be published online.

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Residence Information

Code of Conduct

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Fitness Center

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Internet & Cable

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Laundry Room

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Visitor Policy

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Job Postings

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Mail & Deliveries

Review our procedures for mail, packages and food deliveries.

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Mailing Address

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481 8th Avenue New York, NY 10001

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Maintenance & Repairs

Please follow these simple instructions for repairs and maintenance requests.

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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.