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The Office of Minority and International Students (OMIS) is located on the second floor of Worner Campus Center on the Colorado College campus. Feel free to stop in the office anytime or contact one of the following for an appointment:

Roger Smith, Director of OMIS & Designated School Official

Roger Smith

Director of OMIS & Designated School Official (PDSO/DSO)

Worner Center 233A

(719) 389-6897 |

Originally from Alberta, Canada, Roger Smith previously served as the International Student Specialist from 2008-2011 in the Office of Minority and International Students (OMIS). As the Designated School Offical (PDSO/DSO), Roger provides a range of immigration compliance and advising services to international students.  As the Director of OMIS his mission is to encourage the cultural, social, and academic well-being of students from all backgrounds, and promote a socially justice campus community.

Roger is committed to the idea that diversity is essential to a quality education, to building a critical awareness of world issues and to equipping us with competencies for constructive leadership in a diverse world of work and community.

His experience includes employment with Up with People, a global education program in which he held the position of North American Event Coordinator.  More recently, Roger worked at Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin where he worked in Alumni Relations, Development, Cultural Diversity and International Education.    

Smith earned his Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Management from Carroll University (Waukesha, WI) in 2002 and is currently completing his MBA in International Business at Lakeland College (Sheboygan, WI).

Roger is a proud father of three children – a daughter, Nevaeh; son, Landon; and son, Soren.  His favorite hobbies include: running, movies, snowboarding, going to coffee shops, and he is passionate about international travel!

Stella Mainar

Minority Student Specialist

Worner 234A


Karen Crews

Administrative Assistant

Worner Center 233

(719) 389-6338 |


Karen specializes in knowing everything and making sure that Roger, Beth, and Sarai have the tools they need to try to be as awesome as Karen is. Have a question? Need an answer? Ask Karen!


Mailing Address

Office of Minority & International Students (OMIS)
Colorado College
14 East Cache la Poudre Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903