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.

Just looking for more info on the admissions process? Request info today.

If you are a high school counselor, teacher, or college advisor, visit our counselor site for guidance and resources to help your students.

Click here to schedule a virtual one-on-one meeting with an Admissions Counselor. 

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

Cindy Welch

573-341-4360 |

Associate Director of Admissions
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

Kara Winiarz

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

Rob Bussell

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

Missy Millspaugh

573-341-4075  |
Territory: Southeast Missouri counties

Rob Bussell

Territory: Northern and Central Missouri

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Tyler Johnson

573-341-7240 |

Assistant Director of Admissions

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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Tyler Johnson

573-341-7240 |

Assistant Director of Admissions
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

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Sarah Moore

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

Territory: Transfer students across the United States.

Cody Mantle

573-341-7257  |

Territory: Transfer students across the United States. Cody travels to partner schools throughout the Midwest.

Graduate student admission counselors

Visitor center staff

Casey Bouse

573-341-4164  |

Visitor Center Staff and Student and Alumni Ambassador Coordinator

Administrative staff


Cindy Welch

573-341-4360  |

Associate Director of Admissions

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