Admission & Financial Aid

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Meet the Admission Staff

Dean of Admissions

Cory PiperCory D. Piper

Admission Counselors

Tony AmelseTony Amelse
Senior Associate Director of Admission
Territory: Twin Cities

Erik AschenbeckErik Aschenbeck
Director of Admission
Territory: Twin Cities

Matt BeirneMatt Beirne
Senior Director of Admission
ROTC Liaison
Territory: Colorado, District of Columbia, Hawaii,  Virginia and select schools in Los Angeles

Sarah BroghammerSarah Broghammer
Admission Counselor
Territory: Southern Minnesota and Iowa

Sam ColellaSam Colella
Admission Counselor
Territory: Select high schools in Minneapolis and the northern suburbs, Wisconsin

Teri DurbinTeri Durbin
Director of Admission Services
Non-traditional, transfer, readmit and graduate nursing students

Zach HoldenZach Holden
Admission Counselor
Territory: South Metro schools in the Twin Cities and New Prague, Minnesota

Anne KaluzaAnne Kaluza
Financial Aid Counselor/Assistant Director of Admission
Territory: Select Central Minnesota schools (Albany, ROCORI, Cathedral), and homeschool/charter schools

Sarah Kocher
Admission Counselor
Territory:  South Central Minnesota and transfer students

Brady LabineBrady Labine
Admission Counselor
Territory: Select Minnesota high schools (Saint Paul, Bloomington, Lakeville, Apple Valley and Farmington), Alaska, Arizona and Nebraska

Sarah MurnaneSarah Abraham Murnane
Assistant Director of Admission – Chicago Regional 
Territory:  Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri,  New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvaia, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming and select schools in the Twin Cities

Paola PopocaPaola Popoca
Assistant Director of Admission
Territory: Twin Cities, Texas

Marissa RussellMarissa Russell
Admission Counselor
Territory: West Metro, Minnesota

Alex SchleperAlex Schleper
Director of International Admission
Territory: Guam, Puerto Rico and all international (F-1) students worldwide and U.S. students living abroad

Sarah SimpsonSarah Simpson
Associate Director of Enrollment Marketing
Territory: Brainerd area schools in Minnesota, North Dakota

Mikayla VonWahldeMikayla VonWahlde
Admission Counselor, CSB Assistant Swim & Dive Coach
Territory: Central Minnesota, South Dakota

Admission Staff

Jennifer SkahenJennifer Skahen
SJU Office Coordinator; sets up campus visits

Jennifer SkahenKatie Rice
CSB Office Coordinator; sets up campus visits

Sally Battig
Application Processing

Robin Bautch
Direct Mail Coordination

Mary Ruble
Information Systems Management, Marketing and Direct Mail

Kay Richter
Assistant to Dean of Admissions

Admission Counselor Locator

The admission staff at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University is here to help you with your college search. Each admission counselor works with a particular region and specific schools. Use our online locator to identify your counselor and find his or her contact information.

Find My Counselor
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

2850 Abbey Plaza
PO Box 7155
Collegeville, MN 56321

Office 320-363-5060
Toll Free 800-544-1489
Fax 320-363-5650

Find your Admission Representative
Refer a Student
Robert Piechota
Executive Director of Financial Aid

College of Saint Benedict
37 S. College Ave.
St. Joseph, MN 56374

Phone 320-363-5388
Fax 320-363-6090

Saint John’s University
PO Box 5000
Collegeville, MN 56321

Phone 320-363-3664
Fax 320-363-3102