Contact Your Counselor

Finding your admission counselor

We assign an admission counselor to every student, based upon either the school that you attend or where you live. Look for your counselor (below) based on the North Carolina county or the state in which your school is located. .

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Counselor Student Types NC Counties, Out-of-State Areas, UNC System Schools & Community Colleges Served

Tony Addae-Kumi

Admissions Counselor
828-262-2120

First-Year

Cabarrus, Davidson, Forsyth, Rowan, Stanly

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Lindsay Cotten

Assistant Director of Admissions
828-262-7384

First-Year

Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Lenoir, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson

Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia

Admissions Counselor

Assistant Director of Admissions, Raleigh
828-262-2120

First-Year

Franklin, Granville, Vance, Wake, Warren

Octavia Little

Associate Director of Recruitment and Special Programs
828-262-2874

Education majors, First-Year

Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Sarah Shepherd

Director of Admissions, First-year Recruitment
828-262-7256

First-Year

Shakinah Simeona-Lee

Sr. Associate Director for Diversity Initiatives
828-262-2883

First-Year

Guilford

David Stevenson

Assistant Director of Admissions
828-262-7745

First-Year, International students

Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Benjamin Blue

Assistant Director of Admissions, Black/African-American Student Recruitment
828-262-7090

First-Year

Anson, Mecklenburg, Union

Brittney Benson

Brittney Benson

Assistant Director of Admissions
828-262-7766

First-Year

Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, Jones, Montgomery, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Person, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland

South Carolina

Ethan Foley

Assistant Director of Admissions, Special Populations
828-262-8295

First-Year

Avery, Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Yancey

Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas

Hally Chirinos

Assistant Director, Hispanic/Latinx Recruitment
Yo Hablo Espanol
828-262-3107

First-Year, Hispanic students

Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Granville, Lee, Orange, Person, Randolph

Florida, Georgia

Heather Edwards

Assistant Director of Admissions
828-262-2561

First-Year

Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Caswell, Davie, Iredell, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, Yadkin

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont