Office of Housing Operations

Burleigh Hall


The Office of Housing and Auxiliary Services is a unit in the Division of Student Affairs and Student Life. Our office is responsible for the general operations of housing, opportunities for learning and practicing the positive values of community living, University policy enforcement, and providing educational opportunities that foster personal growth and development as the student is learning to evolve individually yet collectively in a group environment. Located on the 3rd floor of Burleigh Hall, our office is comprised of a team of professional and para-professional staff who are responsible for assisting all students and the University community in all aspects of living on campus and student housing. You will find that the housing operations team is knowledgeable in University policies, procedures, and overall information related to the on campus living learning experience.

Thank you for visiting our site and if you need assistance with any Housing related issue please contact us at 610-399-2428 or email us at

About Us - Mission

The mission of Housing Operations and Auxiliary Services is to support the academic mission and educational program of the University through the provision of residence hall housing.

Housing Operations’ mission is to provide a clean, attractive, and well-maintained, convenient and safe living environment for students.

Housing Operations and Auxiliary Services is also responsible for dining services, camp and conference housing.

The Office of Housing operations at Cheyney University plays a unique role in supporting the overall University’s mission by providing efficient and effective services that:

  • Address students’ needs
  • Offer a living-learning environment that encourages academic success, civic engagement, and intellectual development
  • Build community
  • Develop and prepare students as future leaders.

We encourage students to become actively involved in campus life. This helps foster a comprehensive understanding of social, multicultural human issues, responsibilities through programming, cultural opportunities that enhance independence and self-governance.

Our office plays a vital role in collaborating with internal and external University partners to foster successful student transitions to the collegiate experience.


Contact Information

The Office of Housing Operations is located on the 3rd floor of Burleigh Hall.

Ms. Elisabeth Ann Burton
Director of Housing and Auxiliary Services

Ms. Dana James
Administrative Assistant

Ms. Rhya Nicoletti
Area Coordinator of Tubman Hall

Please send all Housing inquiries to

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed- Saturday & Sunday

Mailing Address:
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Housing Operations
PO Box 200
1837 University Circle
Cheyney, PA 19319-0200