The goal of Residence Life is to foster a residence hall environment where students experience caring relationships with people serving one another and encouraging each other to seek Christ and make connections between their faith and their everyday life. When students leave Moody, our hope is that they will apply what they have experienced in the residence halls and authentically model a life of faithfully following Jesus Christ. We hope they will intentionally foster caring relationships which reflect Christ's love for all people, be willing to speak words of encouragement and respond lovingly to breakdowns in integrity. 

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Residence Life at Moody's Chicago campus exists to provide students with a safe and healthy living and learning environment that encourages holistic growth and maturity in Christ by:

  • Mentoring student leaders
  • Engaging campus culture
  • Providing authentic student care and discipline
  • Collaborating with other departments


NameTitleContact Information
Bruce Norquist Associate Dean of Residence Life

Phone: (312) 329-4192

Neal Anderson Assistant Dean of Residential Services

Phone: (312) 329-4205

Hannah Cosper Assistant Dean of Housing

Phone: (312) 329-4189

Sarah Youssef Residence Supervisor,
Smith Hall and Houghton floors 8–10

Phone: (312) 329-4356

Sarah Koch Residence Supervisor,
Houghton floors 2–7

Phone: (312) 329-4203

David Chizum Residence Supervisor, 
Dryer Hall and Culbertson floors 3–9

Phone: (312) 329-2029

Jeff Anderson Residence Supervisor,
Culbertson floors 10–19

Phone: (312) 329-2028

Kenny McBride Men's Ministry Graduate Residence Adviser,
Jenkins Hall
Gana Bukhbat Women's Ministry Graduate Residence Adviser, 
Jenkins Hall
Trevor Lovell Married Graduate Residence Adviser, 
Jenkins Hall

Floor Leadership

Resident Assistant is assigned to each floor to provide leadership and build community. Every RA oversees a ministry team comprised of students who have a heart for ministry on the floor. The ministry team helps the RA provide spiritual leadership, plan floor activities and carry out administrative duties.


An opportunity that exists to help foster community is the Brother-Sister program (Bro-Sis). Each men's floor is paired with a women's floor, providing students with a platform for forming friendships. Bro-Sis floors have the option of sitting together in the Student Dining Room, meeting for social activities, sitting together during chapel and often getting together for spontaneous outings in Chicago.

Campus Ministries

While the classroom provides an excellent space for academic learning, Moody's residential community provides a unique environment for learning that is relational, transformational, and holistic.

In recognition of this, Campus Ministries  works alongside Residence Life to foster a transformational campus community in which students are challenged to grow towards Christlikeness and greater wholeness in their relationships with Christ, self, and others. Through Campus Ministries, we desire to provide intentional opportunities for students to walk alongside their peers as they seek to become more rooted in their relationship with Christ and grow in self-awareness, vulnerability, accountability, and prayer.

Life Groups

Campus Ministries intersects with Residence Life on the ground level through floor-based, community-focused, Christ-centered small groups known as Life Groups .  Life Groups provide a holistic Spiritual Formation  approach  to a  student's residential  experience.  Every floor will have a Life Group Leader who will be a part of the floor's Lead Team and will work closely with the RA or GRA to foster and build   life-giving, Christ-centered community  on the floor or hall. Through Life Groups, we hope that students will learn what it means to live life in community and put our learning into practice

Women's Ministry  

There are Life Groups for female students on every floor in Houghton and Smith Halls, as well as a for the undergrad women living in the apartments in Jenkins Hall.  To get involved in one these groups, students should contact their RA or the Life Group Leader on their floor for more information.  

Men's Ministry

There are Life Groups for male students on every floor in Culbertson and Dryer Halls. To get involved in one these groups, students should contact their RA or the Life Group Leader on their floor for more information.  

Married Student Ministry

There are Life Groups for married students living in Jenkins Hall. We want to encourage and equip each married couple to engage with this community and share in the different ways each of us has been gifted. To get involved in one these groups, couples should contact their GRA for more information.   

Leadership Development

Campus Ministries also emphasizes leadership development.  One of the ways we grow most is when we lead.  Leadership stretches us, pushing us to become more dependent on God's strength as we see our inability to produce any lasting change without the help of His Holy Spirit.  We provide mentoring and training for all Life Group leaders with the aim of developing them as future spiritual leaders in the church.

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Women's Ministry GRA

Gana Bukhbat


Men's Ministry GRA

Kenny McBride


Married Ministry GRA

Trevor Lovell



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