Admissions & Financial Aid

Meet the Staff

No two prospective students are the same, especially at a university as diverse as UMass Boston. Our admissions team includes counselors and other staff who hail from widely different backgrounds and are trained to help you on a one-on-one, case-by-case basis.

Start making your connections now; meet the UMass Boston Undergraduate Admissions staff.

Leadership Team 

Corey Ford Miguel Alvarez Kerry Boyd

Corey Ford
Director of Undergraduate Admissions




Miguel Alvarez
Associate Director for International Admissions


MassBay Community College, ESL centers, and high schools with a high population of international students


Kerry Boyd
Director of the Transfer Center




Lisa Williams
Lisa Williams
Associate Director for Operations


Freshman Counselors

Eileen Curtin Tania Glinski
Eileen Curtin
Assistant Director

Norfolk, Middlesex and Worcester Counties, Maine

Tania Glinski
Assistant Director

Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire and Worcester Counties, Connecticut


Transfer Counselors

Oceana Elia-Hinsta Michael Parcella Erica Santos

Oceana Elia-Hintsa
Assistant Director for Transfer Recruitment

Berkshire Community College, Greenfield Community College, Massachusetts Bay Community College-Wellesley Hills, Massasoit Community College- Brockton/ Canton


Michael Parcella
Assistant Director for Transfer Recruitment

Middlesex Community College, Dean College 




Erica McCummings        Transfer Counselor 

Cape Cod Community College, Massachusetts Bay Community College- Framingham, Roxbury Community College, Bunker Hill Community College 



Lovelle Seymore Michelle Sunday

Lovelle Seymore
Assistant Director for Veteran Recruitment

Bristol Community College, Holyoke Community College, Mount Wachusett Community College, Quinsigamond Community College 


Michelle Sunday
Transfer Articulation Officer

North Shore Community College 





International Counselors

Zhanna Owens Jessica Rocker

Richard Truong

Zhanna Owens
Senior Assistant Director for International Admissions



Jessica Rocker 
Assistant Director for International Admissions

Northern Essex Community College-Haverhill


Richard Truong
Admissions Counselor

Springfield Technical Community College, Quincy College