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Student Advisors

CLA Students

Students helping students...

Supplement professional academic advising via drop-in services
Connect students to campus tools and resources
Facilitate improved student understanding of major and degree requirements
Provide a unique leadership opportunity to current UMD students

Meet our resourceful peer advisors:

Amina

Amina Ibrahim

Year in School: Freshman
Studying: Undeclared
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Involvement on campus:
- CLA Peer Advisor
- Black Student Association 
- Looking for more!! 

Why are you excited to be a Peer Advisor?
I am exited to work on gaining new skills and experiences while getting to work with a positive and welcoming staff.                                          

What is your favorite thing about UMD?
I enjoy the location. I really love waking up every morning and seeing the outdoors. It's a big relief from the bustling city. 

 

Eliza Woods

Year in School: Sophomore
Studying: Anthropology major, Hispanic Studies & International Studies minorsEliza
Hometown:
 Belleville, WI

Involvement on campus:
- CLA Peer Advisor
- General Representative for Black Student Association- Football/Basketball Cheerleader 
- Attitudes Dance Association

Fun facts about you:
- I am an amateur plant mother- I have three siblings
- My favorite brand/flavor of kombucha is Kevita Master Brew in pineapple peach! 

Why are you excited to be a Peer Advisor?
I had such good experiences in the CLA advising office before I became a Peer Advisor, so I'm looking forward to helping make another student's experience a good one! 

What is your favorite thing about UMD?
First, it is so easy to find a community that you can feel comfortable in. Whether it is a certain club, organization, or association, there's something here for you! Second, I love the amount of nature that surrounds the campus. It's gorgeous, and the view from Lake Superior Hall is a sight to see! 

 

HannahHannah Holmberg

Year in School: Sophomore
Studying: Communication & Hispanic Studies
Hometown: Manannah, MN

Involvement on campus:
- CLA Peer Advisor
- Kayak Club
- Student Association

Fun facts about you: 

Why are you excited to be a Peer Advisor? 
I am excited to be a peer advisor, because I love meeting my peers and helping others!

What is your favorite thing about UMD?
My favorite thing about UMD is the people that make it feel like home, as well as the investment that the professors here take in their students.

 

LaurenLauren Reilly

Year in School: Junior
Studying: Health Care Management
Hometown: Janesville, WI

Involvement on campus:
* CLA Peer Advisor
* Women in Business

Fun facts about you:
- Studying abroad in Birmingham, England spring 2020
- Wonderful puppy named Birdie

Why are you excited to be a Peer Advisor?
I'm excited to be a peer advisor so that I can help others! I'd love to use my organizational and problem solving skills to benefit the CLA community. 

What is your favorite thing about UMD? 
My favorite thing about UMD is how inclusive it is, and its ability to make the campus feel like home.

 

MichaelaMichaela Stram

Year in School: Freshman
Studying: Communication & International Studies
Hometown: Coleraine, MN

Involvement on campus:
- CLA Peer Advisor
- Yoga Club
- Plan to join more.

Fun fact about you:
I enjoy hiking.

Why are you excited to be a Peer Advisor?
I am excited to be a peer advisor because it will be a great way to meet/talk with advisors around me. I am looking forward to have a nice work environment and experience(insight) to this type of field. I am definitely excited for this school year and working this job!

What is your favorite thing about UMD?
My favorite thing about UMD is the atmosphere on campus!