College for Women Admission Counselors

Find Your Counselor

Find your counselor based on the state, Minnesota town, or Twin Cities area code where you attend high school. We also have designated admission counselors for transfer students.

For general help, or for assistance in identifying your counselor, reach out to or 800-656-KATE(5283).

Cory Piper-Hauswirth
Cory Piper-Hauswirth
Katie Zmudzien
Katie Zmudzien
Anna Grelson, Assistant Director of Admission, College for Women
Anna Grelson

Advising students from:

Twin Cities Areas: Apple Valley, Buffalo High School, Burnsville, Eagan, Eagle Ridge Academy, Eastview (Apple Valley), Eden Prairie, Edina, Farmington, First Baptist, Hopkins, Hutchinson, Jordan, Lakeville North, Lakeville South, Maplewood Academy, Minnetonka, Mound Westonka, New Century Charter-Hutch, Orono, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Sch. of Environ. Studies, Shakopee, Wayzata

States: Illinois

Schedule a virtual appointment with Anna

Michael Larson
Michael Larson

Advising transfer students from greater Dakota County Technical College, Minnesota State Community and Technical Colleges, and out-of-state colleges and universities

Schedule a virtual appointment with Michael

headshot of College for Women Admissions Counselor Anne Moe
Anne Moe '14

Advising students from:

Twin Cities Areas: Al Amal (Fridley), Andover, Annandale, Anoka, Becker, Big Lake, Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Buffalo, Buffalo Lake Hector, Centennial, Central (Norwood/Young America), Champlin Park, Chanhassen, Chaska, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Dassel-Cokato, Delano, Eden Valley-Watkins, Elk River, Fridley, Gibbon/Fairfax/Winthrop, Glencoe, Holy Trinity-Winsted, Howard Lake, Hutchinson, Irondale, Jordan, Kimball Area, Lester Prairie, Litchfield, Lutheran Mayer, Maple Grove, Maple Lake, Maplewood Academy, Monticello, Moundsview, Osseo, Princeton, Rockford, Rogers, Spring Lake Park, St. Michael-Albertville, Waconia, Watertown Mayer, Zimmerman.

Other zip codes within Minnesota: 556-562

Schedule a virtual appointment with Anne

Photo of Admissions Counselor Autumn Mortenson
Autumn Mortenson '20

Advising students from:

Minneapolis and St. Paul Charter Schools

Twin Cities Areas: Central, Columbia Heights, Como Park, FAIR school, Harding, Highland Park, John A. Johnson, NE Metro, Roseville, Southwest, St. Anthony Village, Washburn, and Washington Tech

Other zip codes within Minnesota: 563-567

States: Montana

Schedule a virtual appointment with Autumn

Headshot of College for Women Admission Counselor Erika Nell
Erika Nell

Advising students from:

Twin Cities Areas: Park Center, Robbinsdale Armstrong, Robbinsdale Cooper

States: Alabama, Alaska, APO/FPO, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

Schedule a virtual appointment with Erika

Sue Rudd
Sue Rudd 

Advising students from Twin Cities private high schools and transfer students from Inver Hills, Normandale, and Saint Paul College

High school students: schedule a virtual appointment with Sue

Transfer students: schedule a virtual appointment with Sue

Photo of Elly Schaefer, Admissions Counselor, standing on the front Derham porch
Elly Schaefer

Advising students from Twin Cities areas: Bethlehem Academy, Bloomington Jefferson, Bloomington Kennedy, Braham, Cambridge, Cambridge Christian, Cannon Falls, Chisago Lake Baptist, Chisago Lakes Senior, East Ridge, Faribault, Forest Lake, Goodhue, Gordon Parks High School, Hastings, Henry Sibley, Heritage Academy, Hinckley-Finlayson, Lincoln (Lake City), Longfellow Alternative, Mahtomedi, Math & Sci Acad (Woodbury), Medford, Mora, North Branch, North St. Paul, Northfield, Northfield School of Arts, Owatonna, Park Senior, Pine City, Randolph, Red Wing, Richfield, Rush City, Shattuck-St. Mary's, Sibley East, Simley, St. Francis, South St. Paul, Tartan, Ubah Medical Academy, Woodbury

States: Wisconsin

Schedule a virtual appointment with Elly

Jenn Searles
Jenn Searles '98

Advising transfer students from Anoka Ramsey, Anoka Tech, Century College, Dougherty Family College, Hennepin Tech, Minneapolis College (MCTC), North Hennepin, and Minnesota four-year colleges and universities.

Schedule a virtual appointment with Jenn

Mainhia Thao ’18, counselor for College for Women
Mainhia Thao ’18

Advising students from:

Twin Cities areas of: Edison, Henry, Hmong Academy, Humboldt, Minneapolis North, Minneapolis South, Roosevelt, Stillwater and White Bear Lake.

States: California, and Texas

Schedule a virtual appointment with Mainhia


headshot photo of Dunn Yoshitani, Director of Transfer Admission
Dunn Yoshitani