Office of Student Services Staff

The Office of Student Services, 140 Roberts Hall, provides a variety of services to guide students through their time in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. CALS Student Services provides assistance with academic and diversity advising, career development, the college registrar, and study abroad and exchange.


Ann LaFave

Director, Student Services

Academic Advising & Diversity Programs

Torrey Jacobs

Senior Associate Director & Advising


Brandon Senior

Asst. Dir. of Advising & Diversity Student Support

Lisa Ryan

Assoc. Director of Advising and Diversity Support


Nikki Wells

Student Services Associate

Career Development

Laurie Gillespie

Assoc. Director of Career & Academic Support


Steve Shaum

Assist. Director of Career & Academic Support

Jennifer DeRosa

Assist. Director of Career & Academic Support


Jo-Lynn Buchanan

Student Services Associate, Employer Relations 


Shawna Alling

Registrar & Asst. Director, Office of Student Services


Vicki Parker

Student Services Associate

Laura Mlyniec-Beam

Assistant Registrar

Study Abroad, Exchange & Internationalization 

Cindy Tarter

Assoc. Director, Academic Exchange & International Engagement

Julia Franke

Assist. Director, International Programs & Academic Support