Our admissions counselors really love to talk to potential students one-to-one. This page offers you the opportunity to have a personalized (based on your interests and questions for the American University of Rome) meeting at your convenience.

Below you'll find the calendar availability for our amazing admissions team, please book a meeting with whomever is in your closest timezone.


Meet Jessica York, Associate Director of Admissions

Jessica graduated from university in England and Italy, then taught at international schools around the world before joining the Admissions team at The American University of Rome six years ago. In her free-time, she is a passionate runner and never grows tired of exploring Rome. She is more than happy to discuss your application in Italian, German or English. A presto!

Meet Yesenia Serna, International Admissions Counselor

Yesenia transferred from Los Angeles to pursue her degree in Italian Studies at The American University of Rome. She started in the admissions office as a student trainee and is now working as an International Admissions Counselor.

In her free time, Yesenia enjoys cooking, taking day trips, and exploring the food scene in Rome. If you’re looking to speak to someone with an AUR student perspective, don’t hesitate to set up a call with her. Information sessions are also offered in Spanish or Italian.

Meet Fernanda Mayer Silva, International Admissions Counselor

Fernanda is originally from Brazil and moved to Rome to pursue a B.A. in International Relations & Global Politics, which she absolutely loved. The IR program gave her the opportunity to travel to different countries in Europe, such as Greece and Spain, and broaden her understanding of those countries’ politics.

Fernanda graduated from The American University of Rome in 2016 and since then, she’s undertaken a Master’s Degree and had varied work experiences abroad and in other cities in Italy, such as Milan. Now she’s back in Rome, the city she fell in love with years ago, and returned to AUR as an International Admissions Counselor!

Fernanda would be happy to share her experience at AUR with you and give you more information about our University. Book an information session with Fernanda in English, Italian or Portuguese.