Office of Admissions

Alex Carrier Hitchcox

Associate Director
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Office Location

111F Abromson Community Center, Portland campus



Academic Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Public Health from the University of Richmond
  • Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of Connecticut


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  • Maine 
    • Kennebec County
    • Somerset County
  • New Hampshire (Lakes & White Mountains region)

Alex Carrier Hitchcox has worked at USM since 2016 in a variety of roles including Coordinator of Student Involvement & Activities, Employer Relationship Manager in the Career Hub, Student Experience Advocate within the Division of Enrollment Management, and now Associate Director of Admissions. She has a decade of experience in higher education ranging from Admissions to Title IX to Academic Advising. Her biggest goal is to help students find solutions and navigate the University with ease. Alex also serves as an Inclusive Excellence Fellow in the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Community Impact. Outside of USM, she teaches yoga and enjoys outdoor adventures with friends and family. Originally from Maine, Alex is pleased to be serving the community that she grew up in. Reach out to Alex for assistance with anything related to your USM experience. She is here to help.