Meet your admissions counselor

Our admission counselors cover different areas of Missouri and the United States. You can find your counselor below. If you are an international student, visit our international and cultural affairs site or contact our office.

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Office of Admissions 
106 Parker Hall
300 W. 13th Street
Rolla, MO 65409-1060 

Toll-free Phone: 800-522-0938
Local Phone: 573-341-6731

First-time freshmen admission counselors

Cindy Welch


573-341-4360 |

Assistant Director of Admission
Territory: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Janiece Jones

314-637-6736  |
Assistant Director of Admissions
Territory: St. Louis City and County, Illinois - Madison and Saint Clair Counties

Janiece Jones

314-637-6736 |
Territory: Diversity Recruiter, Missouri- Saint Louis County and Jackson County; Illinois- Madison, St. Clair, and Monroe Counties; Kansas- Wyandotte County


573-341-7063  |
Territory: Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee


Kelly Sharp

573-341-6013  |
Territory: St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Illinois - Madison County


815-236-3256  |
Territory: Chicago metropolitan area, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin


573-341-4075  |
Territory: Southeast Missouri counties

Rob Bussell

Territory: Northern and Central Missouri

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Sam Araujo

573-341-6085  |
Territory: Southwest Missouri counties

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sarah moore

573-578-6625  |
Territory: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia

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573-341-7240 |

Assistant Director of Admission
Local Rolla area (Miller, Maries, Osage, Gasconade, Crawford, Dent, Phelps, and Pulaski counties)


Vanessa rodewald

573-341-6432  |
Territory: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas

Wendy Eloe

816-377-8753  |
Territory: Kansas City metropolitan area, Northwest Missouri counties, and Kansas

Transfer student admission counselors

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Keri degraffenreid

573-341-4159  |

Assistant Director for Transfer Recruitment and Visitor Center Relations

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Keri DeGraffenreid

573-341-4159  |

Territory: Transfer students across the United States. Within the state of Missouri and Illinois, Molly visits the following partner schools:

  • Jefferson College
  • Lewis and Clark Community College
  • McKendree University
  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Mineral Area College
  • Missouri Western State College
  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • North Central Missouri College
  • St. Louis Community College
  • Southwestern Illinois College
  • University of Central Missouri
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Keri DeGraffenreid

573-341-4159 |

Territory: Transfer students across the United States. Within the state of Missouri and Illinois, Ashley visits the following partner schools:

  • Central Methodist University
  • Crowder College
  • East Central College
  • Lincoln Land Community College
  • Lindenwood University
  • Missouri Southern State University
  • Missouri State University- West Plains
  • Moberly Area Community College
  • Ozarks Technical Community College
  • Rend Lake College
  • St. Charles Community College
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • State Fair Community College
  • Three Rivers Community College
  • Truman State University

Graduate student admission counselors

Vacant Position

573-341-6292  |

On campus, domestic masters and all Ph.D. students

Clorice Reyes

Clorice REYES

573-341-6591  |

 Student Support, Global Learning Distance Education Programs
Online graduate certificates and degrees

Visitor center staff

casey bouse

573-341-4164  |

Visitor Center and Student and Alumni Ambassador Coordinator

Administrative staff

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Cathy tipton

573-341-4166  |

Director of Admissions

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Jennie Bayless

573-341-4372  |

Acting Director of Enrollment Systems and Operations

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors are knowledgeable about life at S&T and are always happy to answer any questions you may have for them.

Meet the student ambassadors