Meet the Staff

Ayanna Winters-Devonish, Residence Life Coordinator

Phone Number: 848-445-1007
Email: ayanna.winters@echo.rutgers.edu

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Lillianne Keplinger, Hall Director

Phone Number: 848-445-1007
Email: lk505@scarletmail.rutgers.edu

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The Busch Engineering, Science and Technology (B.E.S.T) Hall opened in 2011. B.E.S.T. Hall is a 3-building, 500-bed special interest community. Students who live in B.E.S.T. Hall are enrolled in the Schools of Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and Pharmacy. In order to live in B.E.S.T. Hall, students are required to maintain active participation in the B.E.S.T. Hall community and must maintain a clean judicial record. B.E.S.T. Hall also houses the Health and Medicine Living-Learning Community and the Reilly Douglass Engineering Living-Learning Community for Continuing Students.

PrintType: Suite

JoinUSNumber of Students: 500

FloorsIcon2Number of Floors: 4

SizeIconAverage Room Size: 273 square feet

AvailIconAvailability: First year & continuing students in the schools of Pharmacy, Engineering, or School of Arts & Sciences with an interest in science.

bag of chipsContract Type: Undergraduate Academic Year (Two Semesters)

The Busch Dining Hall, Busch Student Center, Busch Recreation Center, Pharmacy, Science Labs,  Engineering Buildings, University bus stops.

  • Air conditioning
  • Vending machines
  • Wifi throughout the building
  • Laundry facility in each building
  • Computer lab
  • Lounges on each floor
  • Study Lounge (West 2nd floor, open to all BEST residents)
  • Flat screen television(s) (with cable)
  • Pool table, foosball table
  • Communal kitchen with oven (no stove top) in each building
  • Public bathroom available on first floor of WEST building
  • Elevator
  • Accessibility Ramps into each building
  • Automated entrance doors (automated swipe door only in East building)

What’s included in my room?

  • Twin extra long bed and mattress
  • Wardrobe
  • Dresser
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Microfridge
  • Blinds or curtains
  • Mirrors (in every room)
  • Wifi in bedrooms
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Private bathroom in room