Student Leadership

Think you have what it takes to be a student leader?

Do you:

  • Love Iowa State?
  • Enjoy making new friends?
  • Test your friends on Iowa State trivia?
  • Provide complimentary campus tours for your family when they come to visit?
  • Take pleasure in helping students make a smooth transition to Iowa State?

If this sounds like you, check out the leadership positions available through the Admissions and New Student Programs offices.

Student Admissions Representatives (STARS)

STARS spotlight student life at Iowa State for prospective students and their families. These students give campus and residence hall tours for daily campus visits, as well as assisting with group visits and the Experience Iowa State program.

Cyclone Aides

Cyclone Aides serve as student ambassadors during Orientation and Destination Iowa State. They assist with creating a positive transition for new students and their family members. Their important role includes acting as a campus resource, participating on student panels, providing excellent customer service, hosting key sessions, leading campus tours and serving as peer mentors for Destination Iowa State Team Leaders.

Destination Iowa State Team Leaders

Each fall thousands of new students are welcomed to the Iowa State community by Destination Iowa State Team Leaders. Team Leaders serve as guides for new students throughout the three day event by facilitating team building activities, escorting their team to DIS events, and serving as a positive role model and campus resource.

Ready to start sharing your Iowa State adventure? Apply today!

Transfer Ambassadors

Transfer Ambassadors are students who transferred from another institution and spotlight student life at Iowa State for prospective transfer students and their families. These students give campus tours, as well as assist with group visits and Transfer Student Visit Day programs.

Admissions Call Center Staff

Admissions Call Center staff members are responsible for providing excellent customer service while answering incoming phone calls to the Office of Admissions. These students are trained as admissions representatives and use their knowledge to assist prospective students with their application process, schedule campus visits, and provide general information to callers.

Telecounseling Student Admissions Representatives (TelSTARS)

TelSTARS build relationships over the phone with prospective students and enjoy sharing their personal Iowa State experiences. TelSTARS are strongly focused on customer service, leadership, and the recruitment of new students.