Resources for Guidance Counselors

Guidance Counselor Information Day is November 29, 2017. Register Now!

About Us

Cairn University exists to educate students to serve Christ in the church, society, and the world as biblically minded, well-educated, and professionally competent men and women of character.

To learn more about us, visit cairn.edu/about. You can also view our Statement of Faith and Community Life Covenant here.

If you know of any Christian students who are interested in gaining a foundation in Bible and theology and integrating their learning with their faith, please consider referring them to us.

How to get involved

We love welcoming guidance counselors on our campus, as well as sending our admissions counselors and recruiters to your schools! Here are some ways we can serve you:

On-Campus Events


Guidance Counselor Information Day – Wed., November 29, 2017

  • Enjoy a day out of the office to learn about what Cairn has to offer your students. We’ll give you a snapshot of the Cairn Experience and pass along tips for helping your students navigate the college admissions process. The event runs from 9am – 1:30pm.

Personal visit to the University for counselor or students

  • Design your own personal campus visit with your specific needs and interests in mind.

Open House

  • Bring a group of students to see campus, sit in on a class, enjoy a meal in the dining commons, meet with faculty and staff, and get answers to their enrollment and financial aid questions.

Group Visit

  • Bring students to get a firsthand look at Cairn University, structured especially for your group.

Let Us Come To You!


Request an Admissions Counselor to come to your school

  • Recruiter Guidance Visit
    • Students and/or counselors can meet one of our recruiters in a small group or one-on-one setting.
  • Recruiter Lunch Visit
    • Our recruiters can set up a table at lunch and engage students in a more informal setting.
  • Preparing for College Student Seminar
    • A recruiter can offer a unique perspective on the college search process, such as writing your college essay, visiting colleges, or choosing a college
  • University 101
    • Offered as either a formal, evening seminar for parents and students or as a class presentation to students to provide guidance on the college admissions and financial aid processes.

College Fairs

  • If you are hosting a college fair, please let us know so we can add the event to our schedule!

Contact Us

Contact an Admissions Counselor or Recruiter:

  • Tom Sherf Assistant Vice President for Admissions

    215.702.4241

  • David Shaffer Assistant Director

    Graduate Recruitment and Partnerships

    215.702.4550

  • Chad Kuwana Admissions Counselor

    PA (Phila. & Del. County), MD, VA, DE

    215.702.4548

  • Andrew Allers Admissions Counselor

    PA (Bucks), CT, FL, ME, MA, NH, NY, RI, VT

    215.702.4234

  • Daniel Muñoz Admissions Counselor

    Transfer Students & Degree Completion

    215.702.4363

  • Chrislee Butcher
    Chrislee Butcher Admissions Counselor

    PA, Dual Enrollment

    215.702.4365

  • Nolan Pierce Admissions Counselor

    NJ, Western US

    215.702.4242

  • Gwen Dorsey Graduate Admissions Counselor

    Counseling & Divinity Programs

    215.702.4366

  • Luke Gibson Graduate Admissions Counselor

    Business & Education Programs

    215.702.4363

  • Andrea Aldrich Admissions Counselor; Administrative Assistant

    Re-Entrant and Auditing Students

    215.702.4230

  • Carrie Brown International Student Advisor

    US Citizens Living Abroad

    215.702.4250

  • Abbie Mulhern
    Abbie Mulhern Music Recruitment and Events Coordinator

    215.702.4324

Helpful Links & Info

Register Online

Schedule a campus visit or request a counselor to visit your school by completing the form below:

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