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Residence Life Office

Living on campus is very different from living at home—it offers not only a place to eat and sleep, but the chance to be a part of a vibrant artistic community to learn and grow with. To facilitate the on-campus living experience for new and returning students, the Residence Life Office offers a reliable and comfortable home base to create a positive living situation.

To learn more about life on CalArts’ Valencia campus, download the Residence Life Brochure below.

Residence Life Brochure (PDF)


Name Email Phone Room
-- Residence Life
Central Office 661-253-7897 101
Jose Espinoza
Custodian, Residence Life
661-255-1050, x7788 115
Ashley Holthaus
Residence Life Coordinator (661) 253-7897 Room 101
Bethany Ponek
Residence Life Operations and Programs Assistant, Residence Life
661.291.3414 101
Dionne Simmons
Director, Campus Life 661-253-7897 101
Greg Stensrud
Custodial Supervisor, Residence Life 661-253-7788 115
* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty