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Kelsey Sieverding

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Kelsey Sieverding
Graduate Programs Administrator


Kelsey provides support to the Microbial Engineering and Plant Biological Sciences graduate programs. She manages all administrative aspects of the programs, coordinates the admissions and recruitment process and is responsible for supporting student success.

Before joining the University of Minnesota, Kelsey served as the Graduate Program Coordinator for the School of Music, Theatre & Dance at the University of Michigan, where she oversaw the needs of graduate students and faculty across twelve departments and provided high-level administrative support to the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Equity, and Inclusion. A South Dakota native, Kelsey earned her Bachelor of Science degree from South Dakota State University.

Contact Kelsey regarding:
  • MicE and PBS policies and procedures
  • RA/TA/fellowship administration
  • Degree progress and clearance, and
  • Graduate course offerings and permission numbers


Phone Number
Email Address

140 Gortner Laboratory
1479 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108