Orientation Committee

Charge

The university Orientation Committee, composed of Iowa State University faculty and staff, is responsible for student orientation programs. The undergraduate colleges of the university, in cooperation with the Office of New Student Programs, have responsibility for the implementation of orientation programs for new students and their families.

Activity

The Orientation Committee conducts an extensive orientation program during the summer, with additional programs held prior to each term. Special orientation sessions are conducted for transfer students prior to each semester. Special orientation programs are also held for international students. New students receive an invitation to attend an orientation program before their first semester at the university. Family members are encouraged to accompany students.

Current Members

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Name Role Representation Start Term
Mirka, Gary Chair At-large Chairperson 01 Jul 2012
Cooper, Malinda Member College - Design 07 Jun 2018
Cran, Katy Member Dean of Students Office 19 Feb 2018
DeWall, Deborah Member College - Engineering 01 Jul 2012
Fahn, Marcie Member College - Agriculture and Life Sciences 01 Jul 2017
Huth, Ashley Member International Students & Scholars 21 Dec 2018
Ibeling-Peck, Andrea Member Office of the Registrar 11 Jul 2018
Kilbride, Laura Member College - Human Sciences 01 Jul 2017
Merrill, Sarah Member New Student Programs 01 Jul 2012
Pietz, Jody Member ISUCard Office 01 Jul 2012
Pistilli, Kelly Member College - Business 01 Jul 2017
Poetting, Masse Member Student Athlete Services 27 Sep 2017
Royer, Martha Member Department of Residence 01 Jul 2012
Rutherford, Brittney Member ISU Dining 01 Jul 2012
Schroeder, Jennifer Member Office of Student Financial Aid 01 Jul 2012
Zimmerman, Elizabeth Member College - Liberal Arts & Sciences 01 Jul 2017
Adams, LuAnn Ex-officio College - Human Sciences 01 Jul 2017
Berger, Lucille Ex-officio College - Business 01 Jul 2017
Carey, Timothy Ex-officio College - Agriculture and Life Sciences 01 Jul 2017
Chicoine, Jathan Ex-officio Student Veteran Services 01 Jul 2012
Contreras, Tiffany Ex-officio Student Government 12 Sep 2018
Cooper, Consuela Ex-officio Admissions 18 Oct 2018
Holmes, Sarah Ex-officio Department of Residence 01 Jul 2012
Hosch, Shellie Ex-officio College - Design 01 Jul 2017
Jensen, Ali Ex-officio New Student Programs 30 Jul 2018
Lohrbach, Michael Ex-officio Information Technology Services 01 Jul 2017
Nicholson, Nichole Ex-officio New Student Programs 01 Jul 2017
Paciorek, Clay Ex-officio Admissions - Orientation Publications 02 Jan 2018
Paris-Walker, Tammy Ex-officio Thielen Student Health Center 01 Jul 2012
Red Elk, Blake Ex-officio New Student Programs 09 Jan 2019
Reierson, McKenzie Ex-officio New Student Programs 06 Aug 2018
Saad, Shawna Ex-officio Office of the Registrar 01 Jul 2017
Sill, Soonee Ex-officio College - Engineering 01 Jul 2017
Snyder, Ashley Ex-officio Memorial Union 13 Nov 2017
Suski, Katharine Ex-officio Enrollment Services 01 Jul 2017
Tigges, Claudia Ex-officio New Student Programs 01 Jul 2017
Van Dyke, Katina Ex-officio Receivables Office 01 Jul 2017
Vaske, Jeff Ex-officio Student Veteran Services 01 Nov 2018
Ware, Caitlin Ex-officio Information Technology Services 05 Nov 2018
Williams-Klotz, Denise Ex-officio Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) 01 Jul 2012
Zehr, Andrew Ex-officio College - Agriculture and Life Sciences 01 Jul 2017

Resources

Composition

  • Admissions (1)
  • Admissions - Orientation Publications (1)
  • At-large Chairperson (1)
  • College - Agriculture and Life Sciences (3)
  • College - Business (2)
  • College - Design (2)
  • College - Engineering (2)
  • College - Human Sciences (2)
  • College - Liberal Arts & Sciences (1)
  • Dean of Students Office (1)
  • Department of Residence (2)
  • Enrollment Services (1)
  • Information Technology Services (2)
  • International Students & Scholars (1)
  • ISU Dining (1)
  • ISUCard Office (1)
  • Memorial Union (1)
  • Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) (1)
  • New Student Programs (6)
  • Office of Student Financial Aid (1)
  • Office of the Registrar (2)
  • Receivables Office (1)
  • Student Athlete Services (1)
  • Student Government (1)
  • Student Veteran Services (2)
  • Thielen Student Health Center (1)


Sponsor

Senior Vice President & Provost