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The Offices of Admissions and Recruitment is located in the Welcome Center on Main Campus. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Offices are not opened when the University is closed for holiday observances. Beginning January 4, 2022, our offices remain open until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.

For answers to general questions about the admissions process, contact an Enrollment Service Representative at 706-507-8800 or toll-free at 866-264-2035. You can also send an email to

Please review the entire contact list to find the appropriate contact for you. Each representative has a specific territory, part of the alphabet, or program for which they are responsible. The admissions counselor who is responsible for your territory is happy to help! You may call, email or use the Calendly link to contact the Admission Counselor for your territory and schedule a private virtual meeting.

Meet the Team

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Gary Bush

Executive Director of Admissions
Office: 706-507-8800

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Kristin Williams

Director of Admissions - Recruitment
Office: 706-507-8848

Areas Covered:

  • School/Guidance, Independent, & College Counselor Liaison
  • Virtual/Cyber High Schools
  • Muscogee County Schools: Brookstone, Carver High School, Chattahoochee County High School, Christian Heritage High School, Columbus Christian Academy, Edgewood Christian School. Grace Christian School, Hallie Turner Private School, Hardaway High School, Jordan High School, Kendrick High School, Kingdom Christian Academy, Lasseter Academy, Lighthouse Christian Academy, Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts. St. Anne Pacelli Catholic High School, William H. Spencer High School
  • Marion County High School (GA)
  • Alabama High Schools: Glenwood School, Russell County High School, Smith Station High School
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Nam Nguyen

Assistant Director of Admissions
Office: 706-507-8885 | Text: 706-350-6754

Schedule a Call/Meeting

Areas Covered:

  • Georgia Counties: Atlanta Public Schools, Banks, Barrow, Clarke, Clayton, DeKalb, Elbert, Franklin, Greene, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hart, Henry, Jackson, Lincoln, Lumpkin, Madison, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Rockdale, Stephens, Taliaferro, Towns, Union, Walton, White, Wilkes
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Bailey Brado

Senior Admission Counselor
Office: 706-507-8810 | Text: 706-810-2081

Schedule a Call/Meeting

Areas Covered:

  • Dual Enrollment Students
  • Campus Visits including Daily Campus & Group Tours
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Muscogee County Schools: Calvary Christian School, Columbus High School, Northside High School, Shaw High School
  • Harris County High School (GA)
  • Alabama High Schools: Central High School
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LaJenna Thomas

Senior Admissions Counselor
Office: 706-507-8847 | Text: 706-321-4420

Schedule a Call/Meeting

Areas Covered:

  • Georgia Counties: Baldwin, Bibb, Burke, Butts, Columbia, Crawford, Glascock, Hancock, Harris, Heard, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, Lamar, Macon, McDuffie, Meriwether, Monroe, Peach, Pike, Putnam, Richmond, Spalding, Talbot, Taylor, Troup, Twiggs, Upson, Warren, Washington, Wilkinson
  • Alabama Counties: Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Pickens, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Winston
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Alanna Barry

Admission Counselor
Office: 706-507-8822 | Text: 706-810-5634

Schedule a Call/Meeting

Areas Covered:

  • Graduate Programs
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Tory Lewis

Admission Counselor - Regional
Office: 706-569-4128 | Text: 706-225-8798

Schedule a Call/Meeting

Areas Covered:

  • Georgia Counties: Bartow, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Coweta, Dade, Dawson, Douglas, Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Heard, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker, Whitfield
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Laura Vermillion

Admissions Counselor
Office: 706-565-1237 | Text: 706-480-9422

Schedule a Call/Meeting

Areas Covered:

  • Transfer Students
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Marianela Cruz

Hispanic/Latino Admission Counselor
Office: 706-569-4460 | Text: 706-810-2168

Schedule a Call/Meeting

Areas Covered:

  • Georgia Counties: Bleckley, Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Chatham, Crisp, Dodge, Dooly, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Johnson, Laurens, Liberty, Long, Marion, McIntosh, Pulaski, Quitman, Schley, Screven, Stewart, Sumter, Tattnall, Toombs, Webster, Wheeler, Wilcox
  • Alabama Counties: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Coffee, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Escambia, Geneva, Hale, Henry, Houston, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Pike, Russell, Sumter, Tallapoosa, Washington, Wilcox

Office of Admissions

Phone: 706-507-8800

Name Position Areas of Responsibility Email
Viola Alexander Senior Associate Director of Admissions Senior Associate Director
Dual Enrollment
Tuition Waivers
Catrina Smith-Edmond Associate Director of Admissions Graduate
Online Degree Programs
Film Certificate
Tuition Waivers
Rebecca Bartlett Admissions Specialist Freshman (Last Name A-M)
Traditional and Non-Traditional Transfer
Lisa Morris Admission Specialist Freshman (Last Name N-Z)
Traditional and Non-Traditional Freshman/Transfer
Elizabeth Long Admission Specialist Freshman
Traditional and Non-Traditional Freshman/Transfer
Virtual Advisor