Meet Our Staff

At NIU, you can build an educational experience that is all your own. With a wide variety of academic programs, 320 student organizations and many opportunities for hands-on learning, we offer you the resources that only a large university can.

Yet, much like a small college, you’ll receive personal attention and guidance from faculty, advisors and staff to help you along the way. We’re dedicated to helping you achieve success because your future is our focus.

Quinton Clay
Director of Admissions

Adrianna Carr
Graduate Staff Assistant

Amanda DeSimon (Huisman)
Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions

Lupe Flores
Freshman Admissions Counselor/Consejera de Admisiones

Ty Garland
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Tressman Goode
Associate Director of Admissions

De'Marcus Hamilton
Freshman Admissions Counselor

Bettie Mattison-Farris
Freshman Admissions Counselor

Tedra Mewhirter
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Shevon Porter
Freshman Admissions Counselor

Brenda Powell
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Lizbeth Roman
Freshman Admissions Counselor/Consejera de Admisiones

Katy Saalfeld
Senior Associate Director

Alexis Torres
Transfer Admissions Counselor/Consejero de Admisiones

Yadira Verastegui
Freshman Admissions Counselor/Consejera de Admisiones

Sean Vinson
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions for Chicago Regional Recruitment

Leadership

Contact Us

Office of Admissions
Williston Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-0446
800-892-3050
admissions@niu.edu
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