Laura Connelly, M.Ed.
Senior Counselor to the Vice President for Student Affairs
Laura Connelly was appointed Senior Counselor to the Vice President for Student Affairs in January 2018.
Previously, Ms. Connelly served for two years as the Assistant Director for Assignments and Data Analysis for the Office of Residential Life, Housing Operations team. In this role, Ms. Connelly's responsibilities included coordinating all aspects of housing assignments for the academic year, report building and data management, and serving as the lead communicator for Housing Operations. Ms. Connelly served as a Moreau First Year Experience instructor and co-chairs the STAR-ND planning committee.
Prior to coming to Notre Dame, Ms. Connelly spent five years as the Coordinator for University Housing Operations at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she focused on occupancy management, marketing, and supervised student tour guides. At UT Arlington, Ms. Connelly earned a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude in Public Relations and completed her Master of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.