Mailing address:
Office of Admission
Vassar College, Box 10
124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604-0010

Financial Aid contact information

Request info

Office: Kautz Admission House

Office hours: See our Campus Visit Schedule

Telephone: (845) 437-7300 or (800) 827-7270

Fax: (845) 437-7063


Our Staff

Sonya K. Smith

Dean of Admission and Student Financial Services

David Toomer

Director of Admission

  • Regional Responsibilities: District of Columbia, Maryland, New York (Brooklyn)

Donelle Durham

Associate Director of Diversity Outreach

  • Regional Responsibilities: New York (Manhattan), Texas
  • International Responsibilities: Caribbean

Kim Lord

Associate Director of Admission

  • Regional Responsibilities: Massachusetts (eastern), New York (Rockland, Westchester)
  • International Responsibilities: Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East

Melanie Poston

Associate Director of Admission

  • Regional Responsibilities: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah

Xue Yan

Assistant Director of Admission

  • Regional Responsibilities: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia
  • International Responsibilities: Australia, Central Asia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Southeast Asia

Michael Garcia

Admission Counselor

  • Regional Responsibilities: Alaska, Southern California (minus San Fernando Valley East, West Los Angeles, and Imperial Valley), Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
  • International Responsibilities: Central America, Mexico

Kamil Lungu

Admission Counselor

  • Regional Responsibilities Maine, Massachusetts (western), New Hampshire, New York (Staten Island, Long Island, Queens), Rhode Island, Vermont

Admission Officer

Admission Counselor

  • Regional Responsibilities: Delaware, New Jersey (central and southern), New York (upstate, Albany, central Hudson Valley), Pennsylvania
  • International Responsibilities: Canada

Admission Officer

  • Regional Responsibilities: Southern California (East San Fernando Valley, West Los Angeles), New York (Bronx)
  • International Responsibilities: East Asia, South Asia

Admission Officer

  • Regional Responsibilities: Northern California, Southern California (San Diego, Imperial Valley), Florida, Hawaii, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico
  • International Responsibilities: South America

Admission Officer

  • Regional Responsibilities: Illinois, New Jersey (northern)
  • International Responsibilities: Africa

Ask a Student

Have a question about Vassar but don’t know who to ask? Some current students have volunteered to field questions from prospective students. We can’t guarantee which student will respond to your query, but we can guarantee that they will give you an honest answer.

So go ahead, ask a student. You can also check our FAQs for High School Students for some of the most commonly asked questions.