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Meet Your Admission Counselor!

The Simmons admission team is here to answer your questions about the admission process and more, including Simmons academic programs, campus life, and Boston. At your request, we can also arrange for professors, students, coaches, and others to email you about internship opportunities, social life, sports, and other special programs.

We encourage you to call our admission office at 800-345-8468, or send an email to Better yet, contact your Simmons admission counselor directly via phone or email. Below is the list of all our Undergraduate Admission counselors and the areas they cover. Feel free to contact us, we're here to help you!

Ellen Johnson, Director of Undergraduate AdmissionEllen Johnson
Director of Undergraduate Admission

phone: 617-521-2515

Counselor for:

  • AK, AL, AS, AZ, CO, DE, FL, GU, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, ME, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, PR, SC, SD, TN, UT, WI, WV, WY, Greater Boston Private Schools
  • International students (Freshman, Transfer, and Dix Scholars)
  • US Citizens abroad

Dayna Bradstreet, Assistant DirectorDayna Bradstreet
Assistant Director

phone: 617-521-2502

Counselor for:

  • NJ: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties
  • Long Island (00501, 00544, 06390, 11001-11003, 11010-11099, 11501-11599, 11701-11980)
  • TX
  • Dix Scholars (last names starting with letters D-O)
  • Transfer students (last names starting with letters A-O)

Renee Gadsden, Admission CounselorRenee Gadsden
Assistant Director
Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment

phone: 617-521-2046

Counselor for:

  • GA
  • New York City (100-104, 11004, 11005, 11101-11499, 11690-11697)
  • MA (Boston, Cambridge, Somerville public schools)
  • NH
  • VT

Erika Howe, Admission CounselorErika Howe
Admission Counselor

phone: 617-521-2045

Counselor for:

  • NJ: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, and Salem counties
  • PA, CT
  • MA: Western (010-013) and Central (014-016)
  • NY

Laura Quinlan Hug, Associate DirectorLaura Quinlan Hug
Associate Director
Transfer Coordinator

phone: 617-521-2052

Counselor for:

  • CA
  • Dix Scholars (last names starting with letters P-Z)
  • Off-site nursing students
  • Transfer students (last names starting with letters P-Z)

Lauren Kovarik, Assistant DirectorLauren Kovarik
Assistant Director

phone: 617-521-2500

Counselor for:

  • DC, MD, VA
  • MA: North Shore (018-019) and Boston Metro North & West (017, 024, parts of 021)
  • WA

Kimberly Pacheco, Assistant DirectorKimberly Pacheco
Assistant Director

phone: 617-521-2058

Counselor for:

  • MN
  • MA: Cape & Islands and Wareham (025-026)
  • MA: South Shore (023), Boston Metro South (all of 020, parts of 021 and 022) and Southwestern MA (027)
  • OR
  • RI
  • Dix Scholars (last names starting with letters A-C)