Student Life

The Division of Student Life seeks to build and support a vibrant community at Mount Holyoke College. We are a resource for students, parents, faculty, and administrators. to complement the academic program and enhance the Mount Holyoke College student experience. We work closely with the academic centers and our campus partners on specific initiatives such as Be Well.  We also coordinate many College-wide initiatives including Family & Friends Weekend, Leadership & Service Awards, No Study Zone and Pangy Day.

 

Affiliated offices

Programs offering students opportunities for leadership, service, and engagement, which create a vibrant and inclusive cocurricular campus life.

Includes residence hall administration and programming to support community building for students who live in the residence halls.

At Mount Holyoke, promoting “a beloved community“ by cultivating an inclusive and socially just campus environment for all is a priority.

These include medical and nursing services, pharmacy services, alcohol and drug awareness, health education, and more..

Safe, confidential, and culturally competent counseling services are available to Mount Holyoke students.

Actively supporting, protecting, and engaging with the community by the means of mutual aid, harm reduction, conflict resolution, and other best practices of safety and security.

Student Life staff

Department head(s)

Marcella Runell Hall

  • Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Staff

Rachel Alldis

  • Assistant Vice President of Student Engagement and Executive Director of Residential Life

Jodi Canfield

  • Director of Athletics
  • Chair of Physical Education at Mount Holyoke College

Latrina L. Denson

  • Associate Dean of Students, Community and Belonging

Alicia Erwin

  • Assistant Vice President for Student Life, Strategic Operations

Elizabeth (Beth) Feeney, Ph.D.

  • Director, Counseling Service

Cheryl A. Flynn MD, MS, MA

  • Medical Director

Raymond LaBarre

  • Director of Public Safety and Service

Brenda Payette

  • Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Contact us

The student life team seeks to build and support a vibrant community at Mount Holyoke College. We are a resource for students, parents, faculty, and administrators.

Brenda Payette
  • Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students