Meet Your Counselor

We’re here to help, no matter where you are in your college search or admissions process. Our team of counselors can guide you through questions about what to study, what it’s like to be a Retriever, and even the basics of financing your education. Explore our list of counselors below and find the person who works with students from your area, whether that’s Prince George’s County, Maryland, or Arizona:

Hana Albrecht

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Visual and Performing Arts Admissions Counselor
halbrecht@umbc.edu

Connect with Hana if you’re interested in the Visual and Performing Arts and/or you go to school in:

  • Allegany County, MD
  • Frederick County, MD
  • Garrett County, MD
  • Washington County, MD

Christy Bissally

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Admissions Counselor
bchris7@umbc.edu

Connect with Christy if you go to school in:

  • Baltimore County, MD
  • Cecil County, MD
  • Harford County, MD
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • Delaware

Alma Chavez

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Admissions Counselor
achave1@umbc.edu

Connect with Alma if you go to school in:

  • Baltimore City, MD
  • Baltimore County, MD
  • Prince George’s County, MD
  • Washington, D.C.

Caitlin Henry

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Admissions Counselor
cahenry@umbc.edu

Connect with Caitlin if you go to school in:

  • The Eastern Shore of Maryland (Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester counties)
  • Montgomery County, MD
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Massachusetts
  • North Carolina
  • Virginia

Rachael McCauley

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Admissions Counselor
rachaelmc@umbc.edu

Connect with Rachael if you go to school in:

  • Calvert County, MD
  • Charles County, MD
  • Howard County, MD
  • St. Mary’s County, MD
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Anna Conger

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Transfer Coordinator
aconger@umbc.edu

Connect with Anna if you go to a community college in:

  • Anne Arundel County, MD
  • Montgomery County, MD
  • Howard County, MD

Christine Jenkins

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Recruitment Coordinator
crjenkins@umbc.edu

Connect with Christine if you go to school in:

  • Montgomery County, MD

Aaron Mahmod

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Assistant Director, Orientation
amahmod@umbc.edu

Connect with Aaron if you go to school in:

  • Anne Arundel County, MD

Lisa Romeo

Assistant Director, Campus Visits and Events
lromeo@umbc.edu

Connect with Lisa if you go to school in:

  • Howard County, MD
  • Florida

Lori Smith-Watson

Assistant Director, International
ljsmith@umbc.edu

Connect with Lori if you are an international student or if you go to school outside of the U.S.

Nathan Fanning

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Associate Director, Transfer and Targeted Populations and Partnerships
nfanning@umbc.edu

Connect with Nathan if you go to school in:

  • Baltimore County, MD (Community Colleges)
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Gina King

Associate Director, Recruitment, Events, and Orientation
gking@umbc.edu

Connect with Gina if you go to school in:

  • Baltimore City, MD
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • West Virginia

Sandy Stinson

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Associate Director, Operations
sandras@umbc.edu

Connect with Sandy if you go to school in:

  • Carroll County, MD
  • Arizona
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

Dale Bittinger

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Assistant Vice Provost, Undergraduate Admissions, Orientation, and School Partnerships
bittinge@umbc.edu

Connect with Dale if you go to school in:

  • Baltimore County, MD
  • Baltimore City, MD
  • Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
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