Meet Your Team

Melanie Long – Online Enrollment Counselor

Melanie Long serves as the first point of contact with prospective online students, guiding them through each step of the enrollment process, from inquiring about the program to enrolling for classes.

Ms. Long is knowledgeable about the University’s admissions processes including answering questions relating to program requirements, transfer credits, financial aid, tuition costs etc. She cultivates a positive relationship with students, guiding them in achieving their educational goals and creating a meaningful future at McMurry University.

Ms. Long will help you register for your courses each semester. She will also help solve problems or obtain information you need to complete your degree. She can help you determine whom you should call for information from the business office, the financial aid office, or the registrar’s office. She can help you make contacts in the library, the counseling office, or the career planning and placement office.

If you have a concern, call your academic advisor and she will see what resources we can apply to your situation.

Contact Information

Contact Melanie Long by phone at 325-793-4945, by email at or text at 325-200-0727.

McMurry University
Office of Admissions
1 McMurry University #278
Abilene, TX  79697-0001


Krystal Altigieri –  VA Certifying Official

Krystal Altigieri assists veterans and their dependents who would like to use their Veterans Administration education benefits toward the completion of their degrees. This includes insuring compliance with VA regulations as eligible students work toward the timely completion of their online degree programs. In addition, she is also available to address concerns that may arise and aid students in connecting with the appropriate resources on campus.

Contact Information

Contact Krystal Altigieri by phone at 325-793-3813 or by email at For email communication, please include MOD, for McMurry Online Degrees, in the subject line.

McMurry University
Krystal Altigieri
1 McMurry University #338
Abilene, TX 79697


Kellie Merritt – Coordinator of McMurry Online Programs

Contact Information

Contact Kellie Merritt by phone at 325-793-4850 or by email at

McMurry University
Kellie Merritt, Coordinator of McMurry Online Programs
1 McMurry University #85
Abilene, TX 79697