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    Maps and DirectionsMailing Address:
    MSU Moorhead
    Office of Admissions
    MSUM Box 67
    1104 7th Avenue South
    Moorhead, MN 56563

    Email: admissions@mnstate.edu | tourmsum@mnstate.edu

    Admissions Office Phone Numbers:
    Toll Free: 1.877.678.6463
    Local: 218.477.2161
    Fax: 218.477.4374

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
    Open some Saturdays, check the Campus Visit schedule for specific dates.

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  • Anderson, James(Jim)
    Asst Director Admissions

    Office: OW 210B
    Phone: 218.477.2563
    Email: anderjim@mnstate.edu

    I assist returning students transition back to the university, helping them with the readmission process. I also help students and families who have questions about the admissions process for the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program. As a MnSCU Transfer Specialist, I answer questions about the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum and how the transfer credit process works. I am originally from Worthington, Ohio and attended MSUM for my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education. The best thing about working at MSU Moorhead is the great faculty, staff, and students that I get to work with every day.

    Beseler, Aaron
    Data Analyst

    Office: OW 210
    Phone: 218.477.2906
    Email: aaron.beseler@mnstate.edu

    I work behind the scenes with prospective student information to help guide and shape processes and initiatives to best serve our potential student populations. Working at MSUM in this position, I have the opportunity to make analytical evaluations of that information and translate those evaluations for other members of the MSUM enrollment team.

    Bradtke, Ronny
    Admissions Representative

    Office: NHCC SC 127
    Phone: 218.443.1969
    Email: ronny.bradtke@mnstate.edu

    Cloe, Audrey
    Transfer Admissions Representative

    Office: OW 102
    Phone: 218.477.2014
    Email: audrey.cloe@mnstate.edu

    Hi! My name is Audrey and I am a current graduate student at MSUM for the Counseling and Student Affairs master’s program! As an Admissions Representative I work with students and their families throughout the admissions process and support them in making a decision regarding college attendance or transitioning from a community college to MSUM! I appreciate the opportunity I have in making connections with future Dragons! I see Dragon Pride on campus through the diligence and commitment our students have to their education and one another. I think the community that develops on campus is astounding and I am so proud that I am able to represent that to our future students!

    Coil, Erin
    Campus Visit Coordinator

    Office: OW 102
    Phone: 218.477.2164
    Email: erin.coil@mnstate.edu

    Hello! My name is Erin Coil and I’m the Campus Visit Coordinator here in the Admissions office. I have the pleasure of working with students who visit campus on an individual tour, as well as students who visit as part of a large group visit. I enjoy working with these students as they start this next chapter of their lives. My Dragon Pride is inspired by all our current dragons, the staff & faculty and our future dragons! MSUM is a wonderful and welcoming place to work, study, and grow!

    DePaolis-Metz, Richard(Richie)
    Associate Director of Admissions

    Office: OW 102
    Phone: 218.477.2569
    Email: richie.depaolis-metz@mnstate.edu

    My name is Richie, and I began working at MSUM at the beginning of 2015. I am originally from Chicago, but consider Minnesota my second home. Running marathons and half-marathons keeps me busy outside of work. As the Associate Director of Admissions, I have the opportunity to work with prospective students as they are exploring their college options and lead our Admissions Representatives in their efforts to recruit those prospective students to MSUM. Our caring campus community and inclusive culture are what most inspire my Dragon Pride!

    Eddleston, Richard
    Admissions Representative

    Office: OW 102
    Phone: 218.477.2162
    Email: rich.eddleston@mnstate.edu

    Hi! My name is Rich Eddleston, and I am an Admissions Representative at MSUM and past graduate of MSUM. I help future students who are interested in MSUM from their first question about the college until their first day of class, helping them with things such as applying, signing up for New Student Orientation, or just answering general questions. I work with students in Greater Minnesota, including St. Cloud, Brainerd, Duluth, and Bemidji. I have Dragon Pride from seeing how our students take control of their educational opportunities and make our campus their own.

    Haugen, Erin
    Freshman Processer

    Office: OW 210
    Phone: 218.477.2163
    Email: Erin.Haugen@mnstate.edu

    Hi! My name is Erin Haugen. I am from Hawley, MN. I process applications for incoming students. Working at MSUM is great because I work with wonderful people!

    Hoeschen, Holly
    Admissions Representative

    Office: OW 102
    Phone: 218.477.2919
    Email: holly.hoeschen@mnstate.edu

    Hello! My name is Holly and I am originally from Freeport, MN but now I love living in the Fargo-Moorhead area. I enjoyed my student experience at MSUM so much that when I graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in Sociology I wasn’t ready to leave. Since then, I have been working as an Admissions Representative assisting students from North Dakota + MN Clay County through the application and college decision process. My Dragon Pride is inspired by our passionate faculty and staff, the transformational student leadership opportunities, and our famous chicken tortilla soup (yes, it’s the best ever!)

    Hollatz, Nathan
    Admissions Representative

    Office: OW 102C
    Phone: 218.477.2503
    Email: nathan.hollatz@mnstate.edu

    Hello! My name is Nathan, and I’m originally from Andover, MN but also lived in Bismarck, ND for quite several years. I graduated from MSUM with a degree in Business Administration, emphasizing in Management and minoring in Communications Studies. I work with students from the western portion of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and suburbs) and Northern Wisconsin. I love MSUM for its size, community atmosphere the fact that it is very similar to a Minneapolis-St. Paul suburb, minus the skyscrapers.

    Kavanaugh, Alison
    OAS Intermediate

    Office: OW 210
    Phone: 218.477.2025
    Email: alison.kavanaugh@mnstate.edu

    Hi! My name is Ali, and I’m originally from the Brainerd Lakes Area, but have lived in the Fargo-Moorhead area since 2012. I process undergraduate applications and evaluate supporting documents to determine admissibility to the university. The faculty, staff, and students at MSUM all contribute to the welcoming environment on campus, which makes it a great place to work and further your education.

    Long, Jenna
    Admissions Representative

    Office: OW 102
    Phone: 218.477.2443
    Email: jenna.long@mnstate.edu

    Hi, I’m Jenna! I grew up in south central Minnesota, in a tiny town called Kiester, Minnesota, but am now happy to call Fargo my home. As an admissions representative, I get the opportunity to work with students from southern Minnesota and South Dakota. I’m here to help you through the admissions process, answer your questions about MSUM, and celebrate with you as you join our Dragon Family! My Dragon Pride is fueled by all of the passionate and hard-working students I encounter every day, and I consider myself lucky to be a part of the MSUM community.

    Marchand, Israa
    Office & Admin Spec Senior

    Office: OW 102
    Phone: 218.477.2929
    Email: israa.marchand@mnstate.edu

    Hi I’m Israa and I am the Office Manager for Admissions. I grew up in the Red River Valley and love the friendly, hard-working people of the area. MSUM reflects that same friendliness and strong work ethics of the community. It is a privilege to be a part of a University that is committed to the students, staff, faculty, and community. My dragon pride is inspired by watching students grow into mature, confident, and incredible people.

    McIntire, Kathryn
    Data Analyst

    Office: OW 210
    Phone: 218.477.2591
    Email: kathryn.mcIntire@mnstate.edu

    Hello! My name is Kathryn, and I graduated from MSUM with a Mathematics degree in 2010. I have been working as a Data Analyst in our Admissions Department since September 2015 and work with our prospective student data– assisting with reporting and data clean up to ensure accuracy in all levels of communication to our Future Dragon students. I enjoyed being a student at MSUM and am grateful for the opportunity to work for my alma mater. My experiences as an undergrad at MSUM truly inspired me to be the best I can be, and assisting new students to follow this same path inspires my own Dragon Pride. It’s a great day to be a Dragon!

    Shark, Steve
    Special Assistant to Interim Vice President

    Office: OW 102E
    Phone: 218.477.2549
    Email: steve.shark@mnstate.edu

    Hi! I’m an MSUM grad who is serving as a Special Assistant to provide leadership to the MSUM Admissions Office. My role involves leadership and interaction with all aspects of the admissions office. The favorite part of my role is that I get to work with our Dragon Ambassador students and interact with prospective students and families looking for a college home. It’s a Great Day to Be a Dragon!

    Wepking, Jamie
    Asst. Dir. of Campus Preview Program & Call Center

    Office: OW 102
    Phone: 218.477.2564
    Email: jamie.wepking@mnstate.edu

    Hello! My name is Jamie; I graduated from MSUM in 2010. As an Assistant Director of Admissions at MSUM I have the pleasure of interacting with students as they visit and explore campus. I enjoy working with students in all phases of their college preparation. I enjoy working at MSUM as I see daily the impact our developing students have on our campus and community. As an alumni and staff member my Dragon Pride is inspired by all our amazing current and future Dragons here at MSUM. Go Dragons!