Advising

Kiewit Undergraduate Student Services Center

Located in 2043 Black Engineering
The Kiewit Undergraduate Student Services Center has been open since the spring semester in 2009. The center was made possible by a $200,000 pledge by the Kiewit Corporation, a widely respected constuction and mining organization. Within the center, there are two on-site computers for students to register for classes, a monitor that broadcasts announcements, and a help room. Additionally, a wall display showcases accomplishments and awards of students, student organizations, and the center.

The Mechanical Engineering Department’s Academic Advisers are dedicated to enhancing each student’s academic and career aspirations.

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Our staff

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Alyssa Mittleider Academic Adviser

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Hazel Peterson Advising Secretary

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Lisa Phillips Academic Adviser

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Mallory Quinn Academic Adviser

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Jessica Van Winkle Academic Adviser

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John Wagner Academic Adviser

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Johna Wolfe Academic Adviser

Our Mission Statement

Mechanical Engineering’s professional advisers are:

  • Interested in the academic, personal, and professional development of their advisees
  • Knowledgeable about University, College, and departmental policies and procedures
  • Advocates for their advisees, the department, the College, and the University

Our Academic Advisers will help you with:

  • Navigating university, college, and departmental systems
  • Identifying university resources
  • Understanding program requirements
  • Planning your courses
  • Finding solutions to academic problems
  • Making academic decisions
  • Course registration
  • Personal concerns
  • Transferring courses from other institutions

Our Academic Advisers encourage their advisees to:

  • Be serious about their studies and learning
  • Be responsible and accountable for their decisions and actions
  • Be knowledgeable about Iowa State policies and procedures and the graduation requirements for the Mechanical Engineering program
  • Be conscientious about integrating degree requirements with out-of-class, leadership, and career opportunities