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Admissions Staff


Main Phone: 877-644-5556 (if on campus, dial ext. 5550)

Admissions - On-Campus

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Mary Andrews - Operations Manager

Location: Clayton Welcome Center 105Phone: 864-644-5570
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Melissa Vess - Associate Director of Admissions

Location: Welcome Center 107Phone: 864-644-5560

Adrienne Shepard - Data Entry Specialist

Location: Clayton Welcome Center 103Phone: 864-644-5574
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David Slabaugh - Director of Admissions

Location: Clayton Welcome Center 101Phone: 864-644-5558
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Caleb Southern - Assistant Director of Admissions

Location: Clayton Welcome Center 113Phone: 864-644-5564
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Morgan House - Admissions Counselor

Location: Clayton Welcome Center 109Phone: 864-644-5575
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Bradley Coker - Admissions Counselor

Location: Clayton Welcome Center 112Phone: 864-644-5572
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Dr. Brian Swords - Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing

Location: Terry Annex 111Phone: 864-644-5325
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Beth Bailey - Admissions Counselor-On Campus

Location: Clayton Welcome CenterPhone: 864-644-5566
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Brice Bickel - Director of Retention and Data Analytics

Location: Terry Hall 103Phone: 864-644-5133