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Connecting with Us ... is Just the Beginning

Your college journey at Saint Mary’s begins before the first day of classes — it starts as soon as you connect with our admission staff.

Our admission staff is ready to learn more about you and your education goals. They can help you with programs, housing, financial aid, career paths, and the application process.

Connect and Discover What a Saint Mary’s College Experience Can Look Like for You!

Prospective students, current students, and their families are encouraged to contact our admission staff.

Ask us anything or reach out to learn more about Saint Mary’s:

Connect With Your Admission Counselor

No one knows about being a student at Saint Mary’s better than your admission counselor. They are your campus expert — answering questions and being your primary source for information.

Ask your admission counselor about everything from majors and housing to student life and activities. Call, email, or schedule a virtual meeting to connect.

Do you know who your assigned admissions counselor is? Need to reach out? Find his or her contact information below.


Office of Admission
Hendrickson Center, Room 111
Winona Campus

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Select Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Schedule In-Person Visit Must schedule in advance.

Visit Virtually

Connect With Us

Suzanne Deranek

Senior Associate Director of Admission

Admission - College

Hendrickson Center, HC 107

Campus Box: # 2

(507) 457-1729

sderanek@smumn.edu

On-campus staff
Serving Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming

Suzanne Deranek
Allison Borawski

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Admission - College

Hendrickson Center, HC 111A

Campus Box: # 2

(507) 457-1764

aborawsk@smumn.edu

On-campus staff
Serving Wisconsin

Allison Borawski
Kate Dorman

CRM Specialist

Admission - College

Hendrickson Center, HC 111

Campus Box: # 2

(507) 457-1705

kdulak@smumn.edu

Serving Southeastern Minnesota

Kate Dorman
Evan Dahl

Regional Admissions Counselor

Admission - College

Hendrickson Center, HC 111

Campus Box: # 2

(507) 457-1744

edahl@smumn.edu

Evan Dahl

Admission Staff

JoAnn Frahm

Administrative Assistant and Visit Coordinator

Admission - College

Hendrickson Center, HC 111

Campus Box: # 2

(507) 457-1700

jfrahm@smumn.edu

JoAnn Frahm
Nicole Gerdes

Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment Marketing

Admission - College

Hendrickson Center, HC 111

Campus Box: # 2

(507) 457-1761

ngerdes@smumn.edu

Nicole Gerdes