Connect With Us

At Montana State University, you will find great people every step of the way to help you during your collegiate experience. Meet our staff below, and please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions. You can also reach our main office at 406-994-2452, or [email protected].

 

 

 

Leadership

Mike Ouert

Mike Ouert

Director of Admissions 
He/Him/His

 

Mike provides leadership to the Office of Admissions and manages new undergraduate student enrollment by developing marketing, recruitment and processes that reach over 100,000 prospective students from around the world annually.
   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-5411
   [email protected]
Jen Kayser

Jennifer Kayser

Associate Director - Operations
She/Her/Hers

Jen manages the budget and billing processes for the Office of Admissions and assists the Director as needed.
   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-5544
   [email protected]
Anders Groseth

Anders Groseth

Associate Director - Recruitment
He/Him/His

Learn more about Anders and his work within the Office of Admissions >>

 

Anders plans and coordinates travel for Admissions Counselors throughout Montana and the U.S. He also visits high schools, attends college fairs and meets with prospective students and families on campus. He also oversees our AdvoCat student tour guide program.
   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-5662
   [email protected]
Dallas Dallman

Dallas Dallman

Associate Director - Application Processing

Dallas directs the application processing team within the Office of Admissions. She also provides admissions counseling and academic support to high school students wishing to attend MSU under our Early Admissions program.
   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-5543
   [email protected]
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Shannon Bangen

Assistant Director - New Student Programs She/Her/Hers

Shannon oversees fall, spring, and summer new student Orientations, and coordinates our visit program, MSU Friday. 
   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2453
   [email protected]

 

 

Admissions Counselors

Our Admissions Counselors visit high schools and attend college fairs across the country, and meet with prospective students and families visiting campus. 

 

 

Admissions Evaluators

Our Admissions Evaluators are responsible for admitting freshman and transfer undergraduate students to Montana State. In addition, they research and evaluate academic coursework, transfer credits, and provide academic support and counseling to students and families in conjunction with other MSU faculty and staff.

Our Admissions Evaluator alpha groups have recently changed. Please check below to ensure you're contacting the correct staff member.

Kristy

Kristy Merdinger

Admissions Evaluator                 She/Her/Hers


Student last names Aa-Bu

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406)994-5546
   [email protected]
Holden Hunts

Holden Hunts

Admissions Evaluator     
Student last names Bv-En

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-4753
   [email protected]
jklinger

Jill Klinger

Admissions Evaluator                 She/Her/Hers


Student last names Eo-He

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-5545
   [email protected]
Stacey Neve

Stacey Neve

Admissions Evaluator                 She/Her/Hers


Student last names Hf-Ld

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-6620
   [email protected]
Cameron Lothspeich

Cameron Lothspeich

Admissions Evaluator

 He/Him/His

Student last names Le-Mu

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-5542
   [email protected]
D'Andre Daniels

Tiffany Kostelnik

Admissions Evaluator                    

Student last names Mv-Rn

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-6569
   [email protected]
Alyssa Simmons

Alyssa Simmons

Admissions Evaluator

 

Student last names Ro-Sv

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-6409
   [email protected]
Bob Cat

Cheryl Ravenscroft

Admissions Evaluator

She/Her/Hers


Student last names Sw-Zz

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2459
   [email protected]
Amy Huber

Amy Huber

Admissions Evaluator
General Evaluator & Trainer       She/Her/Hers

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2487
   [email protected]

 

 
Admissions Specialists

Our three Admissions Specialists are responsible for welcoming campus visitors, handling information from prospective student inquiries, and assisting with the campus visit program.

Susan Reisch

Susan Reisch

Admissions Specialist                  She/Her/Hers

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2452
   [email protected]
Bob Cat

Machaela Dagenais

Admissions Specialist                  She/Her/Hers

   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2452
   [email protected]

 

 

Campus Visit Program Coordinators

Holly Hillis

Holly Hillis

Program Coordinator                                          She/Her/Hers

Holly assists in the planning and organizing of all Orientation and MSU Friday programs and events.

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2827
   [email protected]
Mackenzie Spence

Mackenzie Spence

Campus Visit Coordinator                                          She/Her/Hers

Mackenzie works with prospective students and their families to coordinate personalized campus visits to Montana State University. She also coordinates visits for a variety of student groups that visit MSU.

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-1989
   [email protected]

 


Promotions & Technology

 

Events & Promotions Coordinator

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2454
Steve Burk

Steve Burk

Enrollment Management Analysis

Steve is the technology specialist for the Office of Admissions. He oversees the Admissions website and coordinates digital systems and communication for prospective students.
   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-7787
   [email protected]
Stephen Johnson

Stephen Johnson

Systems Support Specialist

Stephen provides functional technical support for recruitment and admissions processes. Areas of support include prospective student communications, data collection, electronic data loads, data analysis and extraction, new software implementation, documentation and team member training.

   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2456
   [email protected]


 


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