Jennifer McLaurin portrait
  • Academic Advisor, College Of Fine Arts


  • B.A., Anthropology, State Univeristy of New York, Buffalo State
  • M.S., Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration, State University of New York, Buffalo State


Jenn began working in a campus office as a sophomore in college and hasn’t left higher education since. Over the years she has gained experience mentoring, advising, and counseling students. She earned her bachelor's degree in Anthropology in 2012 and her Master’s Degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration in 2014, both from the State University of New York, Buffalo State. During her time at Buffalo State, Jenn helped to serve students across campus through roles with the Educational Opportunity Program, the Office of Orientation and New Students Programs, and the Campus Housing Office. Most recently serving as an Academic Advisor for the Educational Opportunity Program, Jenn has worked with students who are both high achieving and historically disadvantaged, focusing on students on academic probation, and transfer students. She is committed to providing guidance, resources and support to students as they pursue their goals. Jenn is a lifetime learner and lover of the arts. In her free time, you can catch her plucking at folk instruments, exploring Utah, or trying to learn a new hobby.