Loyola University Maryland

Office of the Dean of First-Year Students and Academic Services

About Us

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Office Location:
MH (Maryland Hall) 145
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Contact Us:
Phone: 410-617-5547
Phone: 410-617-2849
Fax: 410-617-5623


Mailing Address:
4501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210

Dr. Ilona McGuiness, Ph.D.
Dr. McGuiness is the dean of first-year students and academic services. She provides guidance to incoming Loyola University Maryland students to help acclimate them to the school community and to the demands of university-level study. The dean also monitors the academic progress of all students in the University.
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Ms. Jan Vohrer, Executive Assistant
Jan works partially as the office manager, responsible for maintaining the dean's calendar, updating the office budgets, coordinating meetings and events, and working closely with Dean McGuiness on special projects and issues of concern.
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Ms. Rebecca Winkler, Administrative Assistant
Rebecca is the first point of contact for the dean's office. She aids the Executive Assistant in maintaining the dean's calendar, coordinating meetings, and working on special projects for the dean. Rebecca also maintains the Website for the office.
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