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Student Affairs Team

Greetings from The Office of Student Affairs 

The Office of Student Affairs works collaboratively with faculty, students, and administrators to create an environment that fosters learning and personal development. Together we provide a broad array of academic and student services, programs, activities, and opportunities to help students be informed, get connected, and stay involved as an active member in this special community of scholars. Our objective is to help you succeed academically and move towards achieving your educational and professional goals.

Our general hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. ET.  During these hours, you can reach us by phone at (212) 998-5065; email us at; or visit our office at 82 Washington Square East (Pless Hall) on the second floor. Information regarding our in-person and virtual walk-in hours can be found below under Student Engagement and Services.


Office of the Associate Dean

Tara McNally
Administrative Manager
(212) 998-5006  

Patrick McCarron
Administrative Aide II
(212) 998-5133

Leo Santos
Administrative Aide I
(212) 998-5065

Student Engagement and Services

Meet in-person with a member of our team during our daily walk-in hours or use the following links for our remote options; no appointments are necessary for the hours listed below. 

Monday: 12:00 - 3:00 PM ET (virtual only) and 2:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Tuesday: 2:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Thursday: 1:00 - 3:00 PM ET

Jeanne Bannon
Senior Director, Student Engagement and Services
(212) 998-5058

Justine De Persia
Associate Director, Student Leadership and Engagement
(212) 992-7727

Nija Leocadio
Assistant Director, Graduate and Inclusive Engagement and Services
(212) 998-5047

Nicholas Voelker
Assistant Director, International and Document Diverse Student Services
(212) 998-9149

Luis Andrew Lopez
Counselor, Opportunities Program
Academic Advisor, Steinhardt & Liberal Studies
(212) 998-5679

Visit the NYU Opportunity Programs website

Academic Advisement and Registration Services

Kate Legnetti
Assistant Dean, Academic and Registration Services 
(212) 998-5838

Marni Vassallo
Director, Advising and Student Success
(212) 998-5891

Belkis Baez
Senior Administrator
Academic Resource Center (ARC) Liaison 
(212) 998-9031

Emilie Scott Ricco
Senior Registration Services Administrator, Student Success
(212) 998-5684

Laura Gomez 
Registration Service Administrator
(212) 998-5255 

Mark J. Perez
Certification Officer
Senior Certification Services Administrator
(212) 998-5033

For general inquiries, please

Visit the Academic Advisement webpage
Visit the Registration webpage
Visit the Teacher Certification webpage

Office of Doctoral Studies

Nancy Hall
Associate Director
Pless Hall, 2nd Floor
(212) 998-5044

Visit the Doctoral Studies webpage

Graduate Admissions

John Myers
Director of Enrollment Management
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor
(212) 998-5030

Visit the Admissions webpage