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 
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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) 994-5541
   [email protected] 
Anders Groseth

Anders Groseth

Associate Director - Recruitment
He/Him/His
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

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

Associate 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] 
Alyssa Simmons

Alyssa Simmons

Associate Director - Operations

 

 

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-6409
   [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. 
Kaleb Chambers

Auna Dennis

Admissions Counselor                   

   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-1775
   [email protected]  
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Anna Herbert

Admissions Counselor

   201 Strand Union Building
   406-994-1983
   [email protected]
Picture of Emily Cappis in a graduation gown next to the Spirit Statue on MSU's campus

Emily Cappis

Admissions Counselor

   201 Strand Union Building
   406-994-4971
   [email protected]
Andromeda Abarr standing in front of Montana Hall

Andromeda Abarr

Admissions Counselor

   201 Strand Union Building
   406-994-4453
   [email protected]
Charly Allmer Headshot

Charly Allmer

Admissions Counselor

   201 Strand Union Building
   406-994-2202
   [email protected]

 

 

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.

Leigh Anna

Leigh Anna McKenna

Admissions Evaluator

 

New Incoming Freshmen:

Student last names Aa - Cn

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

Laynee Carda

Admissions Evaluator                 


New Incoming Freshmen:

Student last names Co - Gd

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406)994-5546
   [email protected] 
Bob Cat

Kay Dodge

Admissions Evaluator

 

New Incoming Freshman:

Student last names Ge - Jz

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-5545
   [email protected]
Michelle Holt

Michelle Holt

Admissions Evaluator

 

New Incoming Freshmen:

Student last names Ka - Mc

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

Nick Blakeslee

Admissions Evaluator

 

New Incoming Freshmen:

Student last names Md - Pz

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

Tiffany Kostelnik

Admissions Evaluator       

 

New Incoming Freshmen:

Student last names Qa - Ss

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

Sydney Deichman

Admissions Evaluator

 

New Incoming Freshmen:

Student last names St - Zz

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2459
   [email protected]
Grace Ide

Grace Ellen Ide

Admissions Evaluator

 

New Incoming Transfers:

Student Last Names Aa-Mz

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

Amy Huber

Admissions Evaluator

 

New Incoming Transfers:

Student Last Names Na-Zz

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

 

 

Admissions Specialists

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

Nikole

Nikole Drummond 

Admissions Specialist

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

Patty Carr

Admissions Specialist

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

 

 

Campus Visit Program Coordinators

Our Campus Visit Coordinators work with prospective students and their families to coordinate personalized campus visits to Montana State University, as well as organizing visits for a variety of student groups that visit MSU.

Gabrielle Jones

Gabrielle Jones

Campus Visit Coordinator

 

   201 Strand Union Building 
   (406) 994-1989
   [email protected]
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Johanna Moore

Campus Visit Coordinator

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

 

 

New Student Programs

Our New Student Program Coordinators work in conjunction with the Associate Director of New Student Programs to support the operation and coordination of our MSU Friday campus preview days and our New Student Orientation programs.

Raelyn Brown

Raelyn Brown

New Student Programs Coordinator

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2829
   [email protected]
Erin Hohorst

Erin Hohorst

New Student Programs Specialist

   103 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-6619
   [email protected]


Promotions & Technology

Steve Burk

Steve Burk

Enrollment Management Analyst

Steve is the technology specialist for the Office of Admissions. He oversees all technical systems for the Office of Admissions.
   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-7787
   [email protected] 

Eric Kapalka

Systems Support Specialist

Eric 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] 
Rachel Towery Grad Photo

Rachel Towery

Communications and Promotions Coordinator

   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-2454
   [email protected]


 


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