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Get to Know Fitchburg State

We look forward to helping you explore Fitchburg State and guiding you through the admissions and financial aid processes.

Meet Us On the Road

Each member of our staff uses the fall and spring to travel extensively throughout New England. Take a look through our travel schedule to see when Fitchburg State University will be in your area.

View our travel schedule

Connect With Your Admissions Counselor

Each member of our staff works with freshman and transfer applicants. Learn more about everything Fitchburg State has to offer.

Call Admissions:

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Schedule a campus visit
Request information

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 5 pm

Admissions Counselors

PLEASE NOTE: Your counselor is determined by the city and state in which you graduated high school.

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Jinawa McNeil
Director of Admissions

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Tara Manzello
Associate Director for Operations

  • Admissions Operations

Learn more about Tara

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Gretchen Mayhew
Associate Director, Freshmen Admissions

  • Undergraduate International Admissions
  • New England Territory:  MA (Upper Middlesex county; Suffolk county, City of Lynn); New York, and New Jersey.

Learn more about Gretchen

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Heather Thomas
MassTransfer Coordinator

Learn more about Heather

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Amanda Egesi
Admissions Counselor, Early Access 


  • New England Territory: MA (Lower Middlesex, Worcester counties), Vermont
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Scott Fournier
Assistant Director, Admissions


  • New England Territory: MA (Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden counties), Connecticut. All states outside of New England.
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Juan Orta
Admissions Counselor, On Campus Visitation


  • New England Territory: MA (Bristol, Plymouth counties), Rhode Island.
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Limari Rivera
Associate Director, Transfer Admissions


Graduate & Undergraduate Evening

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Shelby Cota
Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions


  • Graduate International Admissions