Community Development Coordinator

Samantha Townsend

Quad Office: Rosenthal South, Ground Floor

For a CA on call between 9pm and 9am call 781-736-6762

If this is an emergency call Brandeis Police at 781-736-5000

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Welcome to Rosenthal

Rosenthal Quad - East

Rosenthal Quad offers 160 sophomores suite-style living in three buildings (Rosenthal South, North and East). Each suite houses eight students in single and double occupancy rooms. Rosenthal Quad is located in the heart of campus steps away from Shapiro student campus center, Sherman Dining Hall, Massell Residence Quad, Science complex, Goldfarb/Farber Library, chapels and the Hassenfeld Conference Center. Chapels' field was newly landscaped this year and is a great space for outdoor recreational activities and studying.


  • Three Community Advisors (CAs) staff Rosenthal Quad; one is located in each of Rosenthal South, North and East.
  • Community Advisor staff office is located on the first floor of Rosenthal South and on the ground floor of Usen hall in Massell Quad.
  • The Community Development Coordinator (CDC), a live-in full time professional staff member with an advanced degree, supervises the CAs and manages the residence halls.
  • The Community Development Coordinator holds regular office hours in the quad office.
  • The Rosenthal Community Development Coordinator's office is located in Rosenthal South.


  • All eight-person suites in Rosenthal Quad contain single and double occupancy rooms.
  • Large furnished living room and two private baths in each suite.
  • Singles are approximately 100 square feet and doubles are approximately 180 square feet.
  • Students are responsible for cleaning private bathrooms and living rooms


  • Community kitchen and lounge in each building.
  • TV lounge in Rosenthal South.
  • Dance/Aerobic studio located in Rosenthal East. 
  • Laundry facilities in Rosenthal North.