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Admissions Team

One-On-One Support

TLU's Admissions team is dedicated to helping you through the admissions and financial aid processes. Our representatives serve specific geographical areas so they can give you the personal support and guidance you deserve.

Alecia McCain '08

Associate Vice President for Admissions

Alecia is a TLU alumna who has worked in Admissions for more than 10 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from TLU and a master of education degree from Texas State University.

She is passionate about education, is certified to teach in Texas and loves guiding students through the college enrollment process. On the weekends you can find Alecia spending time with her family and cheering on the Houston Astros.

Alecia works with out-of-state high school students.

Elliott Powell

Director for Transfer, Graduate, & Veteran Admissions

Elliott received a bachelor’s degree in business management before earning his master’s degree in college counseling and student development.

Prior to TLU, he worked in student life as a transfer coordinator, planning transfer orientation and social events for transfer students. He also worked as a snorkel guide on the island of Maui and prefers to be in water rather than on land.

Elliott works with domestic transfer and graduate students as well as students enrolling in the spring semester.

Director For Admissions

Position Currently Vacant

The Director for Admissions works with international students. She also plans all of our campus visit programs.

Associate Director For Admissions

Position Currently Vacant

The Associate Director for Admissions works with high school students from North Texas, the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the Austin/Central Texas area as well as Comal and New Braunfels ISDs.

Tiffany Henley

Associate Director for Admissions

Tiffany, a Seguin native, earned her bachelor’s degree in business management with a minor in women's studies from St. Edward’s University and a master of education degree from the University of Texas at El Paso.

She has experience in enrollment services, academic advising, and student affairs. Tiffany enjoys traveling, teaching dance, and spending time with her four children.

Tiffany works with high school students who attend schools in Guadalupe County, which includes Navarro ISD, Seguin, Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD, and Marion ISD. She also works with students from West Texas, including El Paso, and South Texas, including the Rio Grande Valley and Corpus Christi. Finally, Tiffany supports students interested in studying nursing.

Kelsey Cruz '18

Admissions Representative

Kelsey is a proud alumna who earned her bachelor's degree in political science. During her time at TLU, she served as an admissions ambassador and student worker in the Admissions office and was a member of the cross country and track teams.

Kelsey enjoys spending time with friends, working out with Camp Gladiator and playing with her dog, Maggie, and her rabbit, Peanut.

Kelsey works with high school students in the San Antonio area, including Wilson County.

Matt Gillette '18

Admissions Representative

Matt is a TLU graduate who earned his bachelor’s degree in social studies education and he also holds a master’s degree in sports management from Baylor University. During his time at TLU, he served as TLU’s representative on the NCAA Division 3 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and was a member of the men’s basketball team.

Prior to returning to TLU, he worked at Baylor University & Stephen F. Austin State University, in the athletics compliance department, monitoring recruiting, eligibility and amateurism for all sport teams. Matt enjoys spending time with his wife Katy, attending athletics events, and playing with his cats, Tinnie & Simba.

Matt works with high school students in Houston and the surrounding area, East Texas, and the Gulf Coast. He is also the Admissions liaison for athletics.

Meet The Admissions Ambassadors

Admissions Ambassadors assist the Office of Admissions with campus tours and visit programs for prospective students and their families. Our Admissions Ambassadors represent a variety of academic programs, social clubs, and organizations across campus. They love to talk to visitors, answer questions about TLU, and share their unique experiences.

Contact Us

Office Of Admissions

Do you have a question? Get in touch.

Mailing address
Texas Lutheran University
Office Of Admissions
1000 W. Court Street
Seguin, TX 78155-9952