Laura Connelly, M.Ed.

Senior Counselor to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Laura Connelly

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 Housing.  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 the Office of Housing. Ms. Connelly is a Moreau First Year Experience instructor, advises a new student organization, and serves on 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.