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Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Pratt Institute is a diverse and dynamic community of artists and creative individuals committed to making an impact in their chosen careers, their community, and the world. Our students are actively engaged in their academic programs and studios. The Division of Student Affairs is focused on enhancing the students’ classroom experience by creating a sense of belonging and providing the support students need to be successful at Pratt. The Division of Student Affairs provides exciting opportunities for programming and community engagement; career, physical, and emotional wellness; and academic support and resources. The Division of Student Affairs is composed of the following offices focused on facilitating and supporting personal growth, well-being, lifelong learning, and career success. 

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Career and Professional Development
  • Counseling Services
  • Health Services
  • Learning/Access Center
  • Office of International Affairs
  • Residential Life and Housing 
  • Student Involvement

Students, your experience, safety, satisfaction, and success is our top priority. The Division and its staff are here to support you throughout your Pratt journey, to come up with creative solutions, problem solve, and take meaningful purposeful action in the community. Please visit us virtually or in person, and take the time to familiarize yourself with the different services provided by the offices that make up Student Affairs at Pratt Institute.

The Office of Student Affairs is led by Dr. Delmy M. Lendof. Dr. Lendof is a student affairs professional with over 25 years of experience working in higher education and serving students. Dr. Lendof is a proud first-generation college student passionate about student success and mentoring students and professionals. She received a doctor of education degree from Teachers College, Columbia University; a master of science in college student development from Long Island University; and a bachelor of arts in politics, economics, and society from the State University of New York College at Old Westbury.

Delmy Lendoff smiles at the camera with a blurred background.

Delmy M. Lendof, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
dlendof@pratt.edu

VP Office of Student Affairs staff: 

Rhonda Schaller
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Chair, Resilience Council
rschal20@pratt.edu

Nadine Shuler
Administrative Assistant
nshuler@pratt.edu
718.636.3639

Student Leadership Team

Martha Cedarholm
Senior Student Advocate and Care Coordinator
mcedarho@pratt.edu
718.636.3547

Katherine Hale 
Director of Residential Life
khale@pratt.edu
718.399.4551

Caroline Kasnakian
Director of Counseling
ckasnaki@pratt.edu
718.687.5896

Emma Legge
Director of Student Involvement 
elegge@pratt.edu
718.636.3673

Kristin Oberheide
Director of International Affairs
koberhei@pratt.edu
718.687.5605

Walter Richard
Director of Athletics and Recreation
wrickard@pratt.edu
718.636.3771

Elisabeth Sullivan
Director of the Learning/Access Center
esulliv5@pratt.edu
718.636.3711

David Tuan Vu
Director for Housing Operations
tuanvu@pratt.edu
718.399.4551