New Student & Family Programs Staff

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Jennifer Herzog

Jennifer Herzog began as Director of New Student & Family Programs in April, 2012.  She comes to Saint Mary's with over ten years of experience in Higher Education in the areas of Student Involvement and Leadership, Campus Programming and Orientation.  Jennifer received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and a Master of Education from DePaul University. In addition to her role in New Student & Family Programs, she also serves as Resident Director in More Hall. Jen's favorite day of the year is Move In Day; she loves welcoming the newest class of Gaels and their families into the Saint Mary's community. You can reach her at or by calling New Student & Family Programs.



FYE Residential Coordinator


Chelsea Ostebo

Chelsea Ostebo serves as the First Year Experience Residential Coordinator, a role in which she supports first year students from move-in to move-out and every moment in between. She comes to Saint Mary’s from the University of South Carolina where she worked in Student Activities, Parent & Family Programs and taught University 101. Chelsea received a B.S. in Business from USC and M.Ed. in Higher Education, also from USC. In addition to her role in New Student and Family Programs, she is also the Resident Director of Syufy Hall. You can reach her at