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Virtual Admissions Services

Due to COVID-19, the Office of Admissions and Welcome Center are closed to the public but our staff is still available to assist you by phone, email, or a virtual meeting! Below is immediate contact information as well as responses to some Frequently Asked Questions that we encourage you to review.

Email us:

Text us: 859-544-2070

The Admissions Office will also be texting updates to students who have given explicit permission to receive text messages. If you have not already given permission to receive text messages, you may do so here. Visit us here or connect with us on social media for the latest updates.

The safety of our #futurecolonels and families is our priority.

Live Chat Sessions

These sessions are facilitated by the Admissions team in real time and are designed to be interactive and engaging. Each session is geared towards a particular group or topic. You can also schedule an online appointment with your Admissions Counselor for personalized support and help!

To attend a virtual event at a regional campus, visit the Corbin or Manchester campus homepage to view dates and register.

Chat Session Group or Topic
Tuesday, July 21, 3:30-4:30 pm EST Housing
Monday, July 27, 1:00-2:00 pm EST College of Science

Virtual Information Sessions

Campus may be closed but we still want you to "see" what EKU has to offer and get your questions answered! These virtual information sessions are facilitated by Chris Butcher, Coordinator of Campus Visit Programs, in real time and are designed to be interactive and engaging. These sessions will last approximately one hour.

Once registered, you will receive a unique URL to your visit, so you and your family can attend together!

Online Counselor Appointments

Phone, email and text is great, but we want to get to know our #futurecolonels better and put a face to the name! Schedule an online appointment with your Admissions Counselor to get personalized support and help through the process.

Admissions Contact Information

Refer to the contact information below to reach your Admissions Counselor. Standard reply hours are Monday-Friday between 8:00-5:00 pm. We are here to help you!

Wil Thames: or text 859-544-2106

Wil is the counselor for the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Brandy Chamberlain: or text 859-544-2132

Brandy is the counselor for the following Kentucky counties: Anderson, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Carroll, Franklin, Hardin, Henry, Jefferson, LaRue, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Owen, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, and Washington.

Stephanie Konkel: or text 859-544-2104

Stephanie is the counselor for the following Kentucky counties: Adair, Bell, Boyle, Casey, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Lincoln, Mercer, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Wayne, and Whitley

FeLisa Wilson: or text 859-544-2058

Fe'Lisa is the counselor for the following states: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Michigan, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Wisconsin

Lydia Bridenbaugh: or text 859-544-2168

Lydia is the counselor for the following Kentucky counties: Clark, Estill, Garrard, Madison

Trent Hurt: or text 859-544-2152

Trent is the counselor for West Virginia and the following Kentucky counties: Bath, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Floyd, Greenup, Harlan, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Magoffin, Martin, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rowan, Wolfe

Yeimy Piña-Perez: or text 859-544-2120

Yeimy the counselor for Florida and the following Kentucky counties: Allen, Ballard, Barren, Butler, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittend, Cumberland, Daviess, Edmonson, Fulton, Graves, Grayson, Green, Hancock, Hart, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livington, Logan, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Metcalfe, Monroe, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Simpson, Taylor, Todd, Trigg, Union, Warren, and Webster

Heather Pennington: or text 859-544-2135

Heather is the counselor for the following Kentucky counties: Boone, Bourbon, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Jessamine, Kenton, Nicholas, Pendleton, Robertson, Scott, and Woodford

Quentin Farris: or text 859-544-2115

Quentin is the counselor for diverse students, Georgia, and Fayette County, KY

Events and Orientation

Allison Bullins: or text 859-544-2055

Do you have questions about campus, virtual events, or orientation? Allison can help!

Chris Butcher: or text 859-544-2172

Do you have questions about campus, in-person, or virtual events? Chris can help!


Orientation for Richmond campus students will be hosted online this summer. We look forward to welcoming all of our #futurecolonels virtually this summer!

You can register for orientation by logging into your admissions portal or by visiting and selecting the campus you plan to attend.

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