Campus Life at Merrimack

WHAT’S NEW FOR '22-'23

What’s New for '22-'23

Explore the exciting new additions and renovations across campus that will significantly enhance Warriors’ experiences for generations.

See What’s New To Do

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Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher Stained Glass Window at Merrimack College

Explore the Renovated Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher

After renovations and restorations, the Collegiate Church now serves as the College’s proper gateway and community center.

New Dean of Students

Welcome to campus! As your new dean of students, I’m here to address all your needs — academic, personal, wellness-centered — and coordinate the social activities that make campus life such a blast. This includes our legendary block party, Spring Concert, student clubs, wellness activities and so much more.

– Rebecca “Becky” Jimenez, Dean of Students

Rebecca Jimenez

Congratulations, Allison!

Allison Gill, Ed.D. has taken on a new and expanded role as the Vice President of Student Affairs and Success. In addition to overseeing Student Affairs, she now also provides leadership to the Academic Success Center and the O’Brien Center for Career Development.

The goal? To help YOU succeed in every aspect of your Merrimack experience.

Allison Gill

What’s Happening on Campus

Click the image to see a larger map with full descriptions of new spaces, renovations and services this year. 

Illustrated map of Merrimack campus

Meet the Friendly Faces of Merrimack

Julie Fitzmaurice, Ph.D.

Julie Fitzmaurice, Ph.D.
Dean Julie Fitzmaurice and her team at the Academic Success Center are available to help you hone your study skills, polish a paper or prep for a midterm. The Academic Success Center offers one-on-one tutoring, workshops and advice — for free — aimed at setting you up for success.

Samantha Medina, MEd’12

Samantha Medina, MEd’12
Samantha directs the O’Brien Center for Career Development, helping students strengthen their personal, professional and technical skills, and fostering connections with future employers, to help our students succeed beyond Merrimack. You’ll create a personalized path to success on your career journey with us.

Kenneth Rhee, Ph.D.

Kenneth Rhee, Ph.D.
A former dean at Nazareth College, Dean Kenneth Rhee has conducted extensive research on leadership and management and how higher education can prepare students to lead in the 21st century. He has worked extensively on competency assessment and development over the past thirty years with Fortune 500 organizations and non-profit and government institutions. 


José Rafael Sánchez, Ph.D.
An expert in ultrasonic imaging, Dean José Rafael Sánchez was trained as an electrical and computer engineer and recently served as dean of Wentworth Institute of Technology’s School of Engineering. Prior to Wentworth, Dr. Sánchez was at the University of Indianapolis (UIndy), where he launched seven innovative engineering programs.

Looking for info about classes, scheduling or how to find your advisor?

The assistant dean at your school is here to help you out. Get in touch with them today.

Kimberly Valente ’12, MS’13
Girard School of Business
Gail Picillo
School of Liberal Arts

Gail Picillo
978-837-5056 | Sullivan B3

Christina Soto ’10, MS’14
School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Christina Soto ’10, MS’14
978-837-5339 | O’Reilly 207C

Amy Shirley
School of Science & Engineering

Amy Shirley
978-837-5150 | Palmisano 103

Winston School of Education & Social Policy