In addition to serving students, we have opportunities for currently enrolled students to get involved in the work of the Academic Advising Center. Here are three ways that current students can get involved:

Opportunities for Student Involvement

The College Transition program employs 22 Workshop Leaders who work with first-year students enrolled in the College Transition program during the fall semesters.

More about becoming a Workshop Leader

The Academic Advising Center Student Advisory Board helps to inform decision making at the AAC and contributes to how the AAC works toward student success. Board members provide insight from a student perspective, discuss matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and share student experiences with academic advising at the University.

The Student Advisory Board for 2022-2023 has been selected.   More information about the selection process for 2023-2024 will be posted as we approach the start of Fall 2023 semester.

For Fall, the advisory board will meet Fridays from 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm in-person at 230 PC on the following days: September: 2, 9, 23 October: 9, 14 December: 2, 9

The Board is Co-Chaired by AAC Senior Academic Advisors – Crystal Lewis and Matt Rhodes.

If you have any questions, please contact Matt Rhodes at

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events or programs. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Matt Rhodes at

2022-2023 Board Members:
Ty Ahmed
Manal Duah
Rhett Ellerbroek
Cielo Herrera
Yasmin Herz
Sydney Landin
Dominique Martin
Ian Smith
Ameen Taha
Missy Uehara

Student Advisory Board Newsletter: The Advisees.
This newsletter from the Academic Advising Center (AAC) Student Advisory Board introduces some of the AAC advisors, gives relevant tips for college students, and relays important information and opportunities for students on campus and at the Advising Center.

If you are a student with a work-study award and would like to learn more about a student receptionist position at the Academic Advising Center, please contact Megg Fisher. Job information will be posted on Handshake when we are accepting applications.