Emily Edmonston

Emily Edmonston

Associate Director, International Admissions & Recruitment, Office of Admissions





(801) 581-8761


Lexington, MA

Alma mater:

Smith College, B.A.; University of Utah, M.Ed.

Number of years at the U:

Four years

Why did you decide to
work at the U of U:

The great people I met when starting a Master’s degree at the U of U, as well as the amazing location and opportunities to meet new students.

Best part of your job:

The ability to interact with and reach out to international students about their academic, personal and professional goals.

Why you decided to
work in student

The ability to assist student in navigating the U.S. admissions education system.

If I didn’t work in
recruitment, I’d be…

Professional traveler or athlete.

What’s your favorite
thing about the U?

The combination of people, location and energy on campus.

Favorite Ute

Participating in the LeaderShape Institute as a group leader.

Tips for college success:

Be open to trying new things and ask for help!

Best part of your
job’s location:

The amazing views of the foothills, situated between the ski slopes, close to downtown and easy to access.

Favorite thing to
do in Salt Lake City:

Go to Utah Jazz & SLC Bees games. Explore the canyons, hike, bike and find new adventures.