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Residence Life

Nicolette Melanson

Graduate Resident Director

Office of Residence Life


  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Creative Writing - Salem State University

Professional Experience

Nikkie is a Graduate Resident Director in Residence Life for Ash Centre.  She enjoys working directly with first year students and is excited to be a part of the Residential Life experience at Merrimack. In her spare time, Nikkie enjoys outdoor activities, attending sports events, reading, listening to music, and anything involving animals. 

Prior to Merrimack, Nikkie worked as a Desk Supervisor at Salem State University. Throughout her role she was responsible for supervising desk receptionists, communicating between professional staff and the resident assistants, and making sure that each resident had all the information they needed and was feeling comfortable in their living space.

During her time at Salem State University, Nikkie grew into a strong leader and found an appreciation for all those who worked in Higher Education. She was the President of the Greek Council, Sisterhood Chair of her sorority Phi Sigma Sigma, and was a camp counselor for three years at a 4-H camp in Ashby, Massachusetts. Through these experiences is where Nikkie realized her love for working with people and helping those find their way. 



Ash 1st Floor Office