Meet the Admission Staff

We look forward to working with you and your family. Whether you're just beginning your college search or narrowing down your options, your admission counselor is a great resource for:

  • answering your questions about admission policies and deadlines.
  • understanding the admission application requirements and timeline.
  • helping you to determine if Saint Mary’s is a good fit, based on your interests, goals, and qualifications.
  • getting information about Saint Mary’s student activities and organizations.
  • learning about the unique student community Saint Mary’s shares with the University of Notre Dame.
  • understanding the application requirements and deadlines for need-based and merit-based financial aid.
  • demystifying the admission review process—your admission counselor reads your application first and acts as an advocate for you within the admission committee.

Connecting with your admission counselor is easy!

  • Complete this simple form and we’ll reach out to you
  • Email us at 
  • Call us at 800-551-7621 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Text us at 574-213-0281 (By texting Saint Mary's, you're opting in to receive text messages from the Office of Admission.)
  • Find your admission counselor below and email her or him directly
  • Meet your admission counselor at your high school or a college fair

Admission Staff

Click on a counselor's name to learn more about them!

Alex Bauer

Assistant Director of Admission

  • California
  • Indiana (local counties - Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski, Starke, and St. Joseph - last names beginning with A-N)
  • Pennsylvania

Cara Firestein, SMC '16

Admission Counselor

  • Illinois (Chicago's West Suburbs, Rockford, Quad Cities, Peoria, Springfield, Decatur, Champaign, Southern Illinois)
  • Florida

Stephanie Lukezic

Assistant Director of Admission/Social Media Coordinator

  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • New York (Western New York, Rochester and Buffalo)
  • Ohio (Northwest, North Central, and Southern Ohio)

Ana Martin Del Campo, SMC '15

Assistant Director of Admission/Chicago Regional Representative

  • Illinois (City of Chicago, Chicago's Chain of Lakes, Northwest Suburbs, North Shore, Evanston, and Skokie)
  • Massachusetts

Claire McNamara

Admission Counselor

  • Indiana (Northeast and East Central Indiana)
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York (Eastern New York, Metro NYC and Long Island)
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Washington, D.C.

Rachel Meehan

Associate Director of Admission

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio (Northeast)
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

*Bolded states are those traveled to by counselor.

Lindsay Romeo

Senior Admission Counselor/Transfer Coordinator

  • Transfer applicants
  • Arizona
  • Illinois (Chicago's South and Southwest Suburbs)
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri

Colleen Schubert, SMC '16

Admission Counselor

  • Indiana (Northwest Indiana, "The Region", West Central Indiana)
  • Georgia
  • Texas

Sara Woroncow

Admission Counselor

  • Indiana (Greater Indianapolis, West, South Central, East, Southwest, and Southeast Indiana)
  • Indiana (local counties - Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, Pulaski, Starke, and St. Joseph - last names beginning with O-Z)
  • Michigan (Wayne County, Detroit's Northern Suburbs, Ann Arbor, and "the Thumb")
  • Tennessee

Jenna Zwiller, SMC '17

Assistant Director of International Admission

  • International applicants
  • U.S. Territories
  • Michigan (Capital District, Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, and Northern Michigan)

Mona Bowe

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Sarah Gallagher Dvorak, SMC '99

Director of Admission

Contact Us

If you are seeking additional information, please contact the Admission Office:


  • (574) 284-4587
  • 1-800-551-7621
  • TEXT: (574) 213-0281
  • FAX: (574) 284-4841


U.S. Mail

Admission Office
Saint Mary's College
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556-5001