Undergraduate Admission

Our admission process will be your first encounter with a key DelVal advantage: personal attention. From Admissions through Graduation Day, you’ll always be treated like the unique individual you are — not a number.

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Test Optional Admission

DelVal is now Test Optional! 

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Delaware Valley University's Prior Learning Assessment process grants you the ability to attain college credit for experiences and achievements outside of the traditional classroom. This opportunity can save you money and time, and get you closer to graduation based on learning that has already been completed.

Learn more about the unique academic experience students receive at DelVal!

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Meet Our Staff

Kathy Payne
Vice President of Enrollment Management


Thomas Speakman Executive Director of Admission

  • PA Counties - Bucks County
  • NJ Counties - Atlantic County and Cape May County

215.489.4343, thomas.speakman@delval.edu

Melissa Yogis Director of Transfer/Strategic Enrollment Initiatives


Thomas O’Connor Associate Director of Admission, Coordinator of Transfer Recruitment

215.489.4829, thomas.oconnor@delval.edu

Melanie Spratt Director of Freshman Admission & Recruitment

  • Montgomery County PA
  • Rest of the USA - VA, DC, south, OH, and west
  • Transfer students
  • Honors Program
  • RAM Scholars Program

Text or Call 215.544.2033, melanie.spratt@delval.edu 

Click here to schedule a meeting with Melanie.

Maria Cabrera Senior Assistant Director of Admission, Coordinator of Multicultural and International Recruitment

Text or Call: 215.544.2118, maria.cabrera@delval.edu

Click here to schedule a meeting with Maria.

Mitch Pinder Admission Counselor

  • PA Counties- Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York
  • New York State
  • New England States

Text or Call: 215.489.2484, mitchell.pinder@delval.edu

Click here to schedule a meeting with Mitch.

Susan Blazer Director of Recruitment Operations

Text or Call: 215.544.2250, susan.blazer@delval.edu

Anne O’Brien Data Coordinator

215.489.4994, anne.obrien@delval.edu

Danielle Bonacquisti Application Data Coordinator

215.489.4941, danielle.bonacquisti@delval.edu

Maggie Kingsbury Assistant Director of Admission

  • North Central Pennsylvania Counties
  • North Eastern Pennsylvania Counties 
  • Western Pennsylvania Counties 

215.489.4606, maggie.kingsbury@delval.edu

Click here to schedule a meeting with Maggie.

Tommy Perrotti Admission Counselor

  • New Jersey State
  • AP and Dual Enrollment

215.489.2296, thomas.perrotti@delval.edu

Click here to schedule a meeting with Tommy.

Kim Pawlishyn Admission Counselor

  • PA Counties- Berks, Chester, Delaware, and Schuylkill
  • Maryland 
  • Delaware 

215.489.2459, kimberly.pawlishyn@delval.edu

Click here to schedule a meeting with Kim.

Karen Humphreys Application and Transcript Coordinator

215.489.4942, karen.humphreys@delval.edu

Sylvia Hirsch Administrative Assistant

  • On-Campus Visit Coordinator

215.489.2211, sylvia.hirsch@delval.edu