Discover Christendom at Home.

Nothing beats experiencing our dynamic Catholic campus life in person. But in the meantime, you can visit virtually from the comfort of your home.

Video Campus Tour

Academic Life

Get a taste of our classroom experience through these presentations.

Campus Culture

Take a deeper dive into what makes Christendom special.

Learn More Through a Virtual Meeting 

At Christendom College, we are preparing the next generation of Catholic leaders who are learning the Truth, living the Faith, and thriving as Catholics. For those unable to travel to campus at this time, we highly encourage you to make a virtual visit and to come to a better understanding of the unique nature of a Christendom College education.

Please consider signing up for a virtual meeting with our Associate Director of Admissions, Michael Mazzara. During that meeting, he will discuss with you important aspects of the college search process such as:

  • Differences between various Catholic colleges
  • Affording a Catholic education
  • Alumni successes in varied career fields
  • How to find the perfect college for you
  • And much more

Sign up below to schedule your virtual meeting, or feel free to give our office a call at 540-551-9232.

Meet our Team


We are here to help you every step of the way throughout your college discernment process.

Tom McFadden

Tom McFadden

Vice President, Enrollment & Marketing

Tom has worked at Christendom since 2000. In his role, he manages:

  • The Price Match Program
  • Career Development Department
  • Academic Success and Satisfaction

Contact Tom at tmcfadden@christendom.edu or 540.551.9220

Sam Phillips

Sam Phillips

Director of Admissions

Sam has served as the Director of Admissions since 2014. In his role, he manages:

  • Application process, including serving as each applicant’s counselor
  • Answering questions about academic programs, financial aid, on-campus employment, alumni success, etc.
  • Providing information about the unique qualities of a Christendom education and its Catholic identity

Contact Sam at sam.phillips@christendom or 540.551-9185


Michael Mazzara

Michael Mazzara

Associate Director of Admissions

Michael has been the Associate Director of Admissions for nearly two years. In his role, he:

  • Travels to high schools, homeschool groups, parish groups, and peoples’ homes to give presentations about the college

Contact Michael at michael.mazzara@christendom.edu or 540.551.9232

Clare Tapsak

Clare Tapsak

Admissions Counselor and Visit Program Coordinator

Clare has been in her position since her graduation in 2018. In her role, she:

  • Manages all visit request to campus, and oversees the student ambassadors who host visitors on campus
  • Open House events, and the popular Experience Christendom Summer Program

Contact Clare at clare.tapsak@christendom.edu or 540.551.9187

Cecelia Gronemeyer

Cecelia Gronemeyer

Admissions Counselor

Cecelia has been thriving in her position since summer 2019. In her role as Admissions Counselor, she:

  • Sends information to families interested in learning more about Christendom
  • She communicates via email, and through the online chat section on our website, to help families new to Christendom understand our unique mission by walking them through Christendom’s offerings and vibrant Catholic culture

Contact Cecelia at cecelia.gronemeyer@christendom.edu or 540.551.9161.

Christendom College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
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