Professional Staff

Office for Campus Life:

Joe GoliaJoe Golia
Director for Campus Life
I have been at Tufts University as the Director of Campus Life since the summer of 2008. As the Director I oversee the entire Campus Life Operation. I advise the TCU Senate, Judiciary and Elections Commission. I have oversight over the entire student organization system, consisting of over 300 active student groups. I assist student organizations with their many event production needs and happy to help any student organization looking for assistance. I also lead the effort for planning and implementing the annual Undergraduate Orientation program, including our amazing Tufts Pre-Orientation programs. I am here to help!

AshleyAshley Austin
Associate Director for Campus Life, Operations
I have had various roles within the OCL since the summer of 2013. I now serve as the Associate Director, with my main focus on the operations of the Mayer Campus Center and overseeing our expansive student employee program. I hire approximately 50 undergraduate student employees and two graduate interns each year to help us run the Mayer Campus Center and to support our student organization events. I am the office liaison and advisor to TSR, The Rez, LCS, WMFO, The Daily, and the MAB Lab. I also run Tufts Tickets and assist student organizations in event planning and logistics. I am happy to chat about any questions you may have!

John Wescott

John Wescott
Assistant Director for Campus Life, Programming
I have been working at Tufts University since January 2017. I oversee programming for the office, including advising the Tufts University Social Collective (TUSC) and their annual events such as Fall Gala, Spring Fling, and Senior Week. In addition, I advise the Freshman Orientation CommUnity Service (FOCUS) program, one of the Pre-Orientation programs run out of our office. Other projects I oversee include the Fall Executive Summit, Developing Leaders Conference, Student Organizations Award Ceremony and many other leadership development efforts. I am happy to help with any programming needs you may have, so stop on by the OCL to chat!

christaChrista Ricker
Assistant Director for Campus Life, Outdoor Education and Pre-Orientation Programs
I joined the OCL part-time in 2012 as the Program Director for Tufts Wilderness Orientation (TWO), and expanded into the  Assistant Director in the Winter of 2014. I continue to work with TWO, along with the five other Pre-Orientation programs offered at Tufts, focusing a lot of my energy on the First-Year experience and leadership development. I also advise Tufts Mountain Club, one of Tufts largest student organizations. My office is upstairs from the OCL in room 208, please stop by and say hello!

Denisse H-RDenisse Huezo-Rosales
Operations Coordinator
I have been working at Tufts University since April of 2015. I am in charge of the Central Operations of the OCL. I coordinate the Event Registration Meetings for Student Organizations to attend if they have any upcoming events on campus. I also assist Student Organizations with any Event Planning or Space Reservation needs they may have. I manage the Vendor/Tabling program that occurs in the Campus Center. I also directly supervise our awesome Office Assistants of the OCL. You can find me at the front of the Campus Life office which is where my desk is located, so please feel free to stop by anytime! 

Jordan Thompson
Undergraduate Orientation Intern

I have joined the OCL team for the summer of 2017 as the NODA intern to assist with planning Undergraduate Orientation! Part of my role in the office includes overseeing the Orientation Coordinators while supporting incoming students and their families in their transition to Tufts University. I am excited to be working with the OCL staff and to have the opportunity to apply my knowledge of higher education to this position! I will be in the OCL office this summer,  so please let me know if you have any Orientation questions. Go Jumbos!

Campus Life Financial Office

Annie Wong Business Manager  
Emilia Muljadi Budget and Fiscal Administrator