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Admissions Office

Imagine yourself at Bennington

Bennington College is open for both on-campus and remote visits! Get to know Bennington from your counselor. Staff emails and phone numbers are listed below. We hope to hear from you soon!

Contact

Location

  • Cricket Hill

Hours

  • during term: M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM
  • summer/FWT: M-F 8:30AM-4:00PM

Counselors

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Tony Cabasco
Vice President for Enrollment
Cricket Hill

Counselor for WA

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call tonycabasco@bennington.edu call 802-440-4312
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Wesley Haaf '18
Admissions Counselor
off-campus

Counselor for Homeschoolers, AK, ID, IL, MI, MN, MT, ND, OR, SD, WI, WY, Canada, South America, US Territories (minus Puerto Rico).

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call wesleyhaaf@bennington.edu call 802-440-4738
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Elizabeth Hackett
Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions
Cricket Hill

Counselor for CT, FL, NJ, NY (minus Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island), and PA

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call ehackett@bennington.edu call 802-440-4677
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Brenna May
Associate Director of International Admissions
off-campus

Counselor for Africa, Asia, Australia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. 

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call brennamay@bennington.edu
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Chase Opperman
Admissions Counselor
Cricket Hill

Counselor for IN, KY, ME, MI, NC, NH, OH, TN, VT, and WV

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call chaseopperman@bennington.edu call 802-440-4407
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Cristina Perez Ayala Cano
Assistant Director of Admissions
Cricket Hill

Counselor for AL, AR, AZ, CO, GA, LA, MS, NM, OK, Puerto Rico, SC, TX, UT, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call cristinaperezayala@bennington.edu call 802-440-4312
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Francesca Salcedo-Edwards '18
Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions - CA Regional
off-campus

Counselor for CA, HI, NV, United Kingdom, and Western Europe. 

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call fedwards@bennington.edu call 802-440-4318
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Jackie Stacey
Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions
Cricket Hill

Counselor for IA, KS, MA, MO, NE, RI, and Transfer Students.

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call jstacey@bennington.edu call 802-440-4329
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Tonya Strong
Director of Admissions
Cricket Hill

Counselor for DC, DE, MD, NYC (Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island), VA, Undocumented, and DACA students

Schedule an interview

Schedule an info session

call tonyastrong@bennington.edu call 802-440-4316

Operations Staff

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Laura Crosslin
Enrollment Systems Specialist-Slate CRM Coordinator
Cricket Hill
call lcrosslin@bennington.edu call 802-440-4358
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Sheila Deane
Applications Coordinator
off-campus
call sdeane@bennington.edu call 802-440-4317
Amy Squiers
Amy Squiers
Admissions Visit Coordinator
Cricket Hill
call amysquiers@bennington.edu call 802-440-4310
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Mary Surdam
Sr. Assistant to the VP for Enrollment and Operations Coordinator
Cricket Hill
call msurdam@bennington.edu call 802-440-4887

Postbac & Graduate Programs

Dawn Dayton, Program Coordinator for MFA in Writing
Dawn Dayton
Program Coordinator for MFA in Writing
Barn 106

Counselor for MFA in Writing graduate program

call writing@bennington.edu call 802-440-4452
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Postbaccalaureate Program

The Postbac Program is currently on hold. We are not accepting applications for the 2022-23 cycle.

call postbac@bennington.edu
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Jackie Stacey
Sr. Assistant Director of Admissions
Cricket Hill

Counselor for MFA in Dance, MFA in Music, and MFA in Public Action programs.

call jstacey@bennington.edu call 802-440-4329