The 1stGen@Iowa Iowa Student Advisory Board (SAB), formed in Fall 2020, provides student input to the UI First-Generation Task Force, and offers valuable insight on task force efforts to inform and educate the campus community and develop strategies to better support first-generation students at the University of Iowa.
Apply to serve on the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board!
Applications for the 2023 - 2024 academic year will be accepted March 20 - April 14, 2023.
NEW This Year: Graduate and professional students are invited to join us!
Any undergraduate, graduate, or professional student who plans to be enrolled at the University of Iowa during the 2023-2024 academic year and identifies as first-generation is eligible to apply for the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board.
What is a first-generation college student?
At the University of Iowa, first-generation students are those students who do not have a parent(s) or legal guardian(s) who completed a four-year degree. A more comprehensive explanation can be found here.
Selected students will serve a full academic year, from approximately September - April. Students may request to serve additional terms.
1stGen@Iowa SAB members will attend 2 – 3, one-hour long meetings per semester; meetings may be held outside regular business hours and may meet in person or online.
The following materials must be submitted by 11:59pm on Friday, April 14, 2023.
- Completed application form
- Current resume (upload your resume with the application form)
Selection decisions will be communicated to all applicants around May 8, 2023. Questions may be directed to UI-FirstGenatIowa@uiowa.edu
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Angie Lamb in Academic Support and Retention at email@example.com or call (319) 335-2062.
Meet the 1stGen@Iowa Student Advisory Board
2022 - 2023 Academic Year
BA Political Science
BA Ethics & Public Policy
Public Policy Minor
BA Elementary Education
BA English & Creative Writing
Sport & Recreation Management Minor
BA Social Justice
BA Criminology, Law, & Justice
Lupita Morales Aguilar
Human Relations Minor
Health & the Human Condition Minor
BA Education Studies & Human Relations
Latina/o/x Studies Minor
BA Music Education
BM Clarinet Performance
BA Health & Human Physiology