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Office of Admissions

200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403‑0085

Phone: 419-372-2478
Fax: 419-372-6955

Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

The office is closed on Sundays and most federal holidays. For more information, or to schedule a visit, see our visit site. Calls made after-hours will be answered by our voice mail service.

Locate your Counselor

Find your BGSU Admissions counselor based on where you live.

As a public university for the public good, our bedrock commitment to diversity and belonging requires our BGSU community to welcome, value, and affirm all people as we foster a diverse and inclusive environment where all can belong. Just as we value our prospective students and families in all their differences, our Office of Admissions staff appreciates the same level of respect when interacting in person, online, or via email/text. We look forward to continual connections that ensure each person is treated with dignity and respect.

BGSU Representatives

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James Baranoski

Ohio Territories: Hancock County and North Central Ohio

Out-of-State Territory: Illinois, Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and the rest of the United States (outside of Indiana, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania).

Shaunda Brown-Rivera

  • Position: Assistant Director for Diversity
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419‑372‑9468
  • Email:

Get to know Shaunda!

Ohio Territory:  Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Lorain County  

Out-of-State Territory: Detroit area high schools: University Prep Schools, Renaissance High School, Cass Technical High School, West Bloomfield High School

Keyon Camden

  • Position: Senior Admissions Counselor
  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Phone: 419‑372‑2034
  • Email:

Get to know Keyon!

Ohio Territory: Lucas, Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Putnam and Williams Counties
Out-of-State Territory: Indiana

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Brian Chaney

  • Position: Admissions Counselor
  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Phone: 419-372-1816
  • Email:

Get to know Brian!

Ohio Territory: Akron, Canton & surrounding communities
Out of State Territory: Michigan

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Victoria Kontos

  • Position: Assistant Director of Admissions and Scholarships - Firelands Campus
  • Phone: 419-372-0657
  • Email:

Ohio Territory: Erie, Huron, Ottawa and Sandusky counties

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Bryan Mestre

  • Position: Senior Admissions Counselor
  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Phone: 419-372-8565
  • Email:

Get to know Bryan!

Ohio Territory: Columbus & surrounding communties
Out of State Territory: Pennsylvania


Kaylani Othman

  • Position: Admissions Counselor
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419-372-9682
  • Email:

Get to know Kaylani!

Ohio Territory: East & West Cleveland & surrounding communities
Out of State Terrirory: New York


Madi Smith

  • Position: Admissions Counselor
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419-372-7796
  • Email:

Ohio Territory: Dayton, Cincinnati and surrounding communities

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Ali Tracy

  • Position: Assistant Director
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419-372-9920
  • Email:

Get to know Ali!

Ohio Territory: Wood County

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Van Wright

  • Position: Assistant to the Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Planning
  • Phone: 419‑236‑2811
  • Email:

Get to know Van!

Ohio Territory: Van Wert, Allen, Hardin, Mercer, Auglaize, Logan, Shelby, Darke, Miami & Paulding Counties


Angela Kramer

  • Position: Transfer Specialist
  • Pronouns: She/They
  • Phone: 419‑372‑9869
  • Email:

Ohio Territory: Columbus State, Cuyahoga, Lorain and Sinclair Community Colleges


Zach Schmidt

  • Position: Coordinator of Transfer Admissions
  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Phone: 419-372-7795
  • Email:

Ohio Territory: Owens, Northwest State, Rhodes and Terra State Community Colleges

Brandi Barhite

  • Position: Director of Enrollment Communications
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419‑372‑7805
  • Email:

Erin Heilmeier

  • Position: Director of Admissions Operations & Graduate Enrollment
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419‑372‑1817
  • Email:

Adrea Spoon

  • Position: Director of Admissions
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419-372-7857
  • Email:

Jack Barger

  • Position: Enrollment Communication Coordinator
  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Phone: 419-372-1550
  • Email:

Katie Barker

  • Position: Coordinator of Visits & Events
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419-372-7798
  • Email:

Erica Mills

  • Position: Assistant Director of Enrollment Communications
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Phone: 419-372-9872
  • Email:

Matt Studenmund

  • Position: Coordinator of Tour Guides & Outreach
  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Phone: 419-372-0427
  • Email:
Admissions Operations
Christy Boggs
Senior Administrative Assistant
Kate Bradley
Student Services Counselor
Bonnie Burris
Data Systems Coordinator
Becky Getzinger
Student Services Counselor
Rebecca Gholden
Senior Student Services Counselor
Irene Harris
Student Services Counselor
Mindy Obringer
Senior Student Services Counselor
Danielle Schwiebert
Senior Student Services Counselor
Brittany Scott
Assistant Director of Admissions Operations
Admissions Systems
Anna Gawlik
Systems Analyst
Theron Niekamp
Application Specialist
Dustin Sabo
Associate Director
Robert Theis
Senior Application Specialist

Updated: 09/02/2022 01:50PM