Kelly Watt

Senior Director of Admissions
Office of Admissions

Originally from central Illinois, Kelly earned a Bachelor of Music from Illinois State University and a Master of Music from the University of Colorado. She is an active performer and has sung extensively throughout the Front Range. A member of the Naropa University community since 2011, Kelly strives to create an inclusive space where students, faculty, and staff feel welcomed, respected, and heard. In her role as Senior Director of Admissions, she oversees the prospective student experience and their journey to Naropa. She loves dogs, reading, riding her ebike, making art, and exploring her neighborhood, the mountains, and beyond with her family and friends.

Kelly is currently offering information sessions for:

  • MA in Transpersonal Contemplative Art–Based Counseling
  • MA in Somatic Counseling: Dance Movement Therapy & Body Psychotherapy

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.