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Housing and Residence Life Staff

We are here to make sure that you have a safe and incredible on campus living experience! 

Housing and Residence Life Staff are Committed to:

  • Providing a safe and healthy living environment for academic success
  • Promoting the ideals of community living by emphasizing personal responsibility and respect for others
  • Creating opportunities for student involvement and personal development
  • Helping students become a well connected member of Davenport University

Our residence hall staff includes: 

Director of Housing and Residence Life

This position is responsible for providing vision, leadership and overall direction for Housing and Residence Life through management of residence facilities, programs and processes to intentionally create safe, comfortable and educationally purposeful environments focused on student learning and development. 

Dena Willis is the Director of Housing and Residence Life.  You can contact Dena at dena.willis@davenport.edu or call 616-554-5517.

Residence Life Coordinator

This position is responsible for coordinating the administrative responsibilities and programming for Cook and Meijer Residence Halls. Primary responsibilities include supervision of undergraduate resident assistant staff, student interaction and community development, coordination of housing judicial process, hall administrative functions and collaboration with other University staff to assist students with a variety of programs and services.

Andrea Prins is the Residence Life Coordinator for South Hall. Andrea received her B.A in Communications from Cornerstone University and a M.Ed from Grand Valley State University - Adult and Higher Education Program. 

You can contact Andrea at aprins7@davenport.edu or call 616-871-6753.

Brittney Roden is the Residence Life Coordinator for Cook and Meijer Halls. Brittney received her B.S in Education from Malone University and will has started her Masters in Education in Adult and Higher Education at Tiffon University. 

You can contact Brittney at broden@davenport.edu or call 616-554-5027.

Housing Coordinator

The Housing Coordinator oversees many aspects of the Housing office, including occupancy management, room access, Housing Card support, communication, and serving as a resource for student questions and concerns.   

If you have any questions in regards to these things, please contact 616-554-5095 or email at housing@davenport.edu