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Office of Student Life

The conscious creation of community is the shared enterprise of everyone in our community.

Contact
Location
  • Barn 113
Hours
  • during term: M–F 9:00AM–5:00PM
  • summer/FWT: M–F 8:30AM–4:00PM

At Bennington College, learning happens everywhere and all the time in ways that are sometimes curated, often self-directed, deeply collaborative and interdependent. The conscious creation of community is the shared enterprise of everyone in our community and premised on the development of the whole student. The out-of-the-classroom experience engages students as architects in their own growth through transformative experiences emerging from academic and creative spaces, into the living learning experiment of the residential experience.

Student Life, Office of Student Engagement, Field Work Term and Career Development, Academic Services, Campus Safety, Psychological and Health Services all work together, and in collaboration with faculty, to create an environment that promotes intellectual rigor, emotional and social grounding, and physical health and recreation. By joining Bennington College, you enter into this shared agreement and we are the better for it. As you find ways to share your unique self, as well as the voices of those who helped to bring you here, we look forward to your contribution. 

Who We Are

Xenia Markowitt
Xenia Markowitt
Dean of students
Barn 113

Bio

call xeniamarkowitt@bennington.edu call 802-440-4390
Matthew Scott, Student Life
Matthew Scott
Director for student engagement
UpCaf 201
call MScott@bennington.edu call 802-440-4334
Jiray Avedisian
Jiray Avedisian
Assistant director of student life
Barn 113
call jirayavedisian@bennington.edu call 802-440-4230
Natalie Basil
Natalie Basil
Assistant dean of students
Barn 113
call nataliebasil@bennington.edu
Tina Cooper, Student Life
Tina Cooper
Assistant director of residential life
Barn 113
call tinacooper@bennington.edu call 804-440-4333
Anya Piotrowski, Student Life
Anya Piotrowski
Assistant Director for Community Engagement
UpCaf 203
call apiotrowski@bennington.edu call 802-440-4370
Ali Tartaglia portrait
Ali Tartaglia, DrPH
Director of student health promotion
Barn 113
call alisontartaglia@bennington.edu call 802-440-4755
Allison Kuhlman, assistant director for student engagement
Allison Kuhlman
Assistant director of student engagement
UpCaf 202
call allisonkuhlman@bennington.edu call 802-753-2557
Christine Congelosi-Lulla
Christine Congelosi-Lulla
Student life administrative coordinator
Barn 113
call ccongelosi-lulla@bennington.edu call 802-447-4220