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

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
  • Prince George’s 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

Gina King

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

Connect with Gina if you go to school in:

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

Lori Smith-Watson

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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

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:

  • Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont

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

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

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