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Be the voice of change

Join the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board and be an advocate and voice for your fellow students.

Students and members of campus leadership sit around a tables arranged in a large rectangle for an advisory board meeting.

Why participate?

Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board members enjoy several benefits:

  • Leadership opportunities: Gain valuable leadership skills by representing your peers
  • Networking: Connect with campus leaders, faculty, and fellow students
  • Professional development: Enhance your communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills
  • Recognition: Be recognized for your contributions to campus life and student success

Responsibilities and expectations

The time commitment is approximately two hours per month. Board members meet with the vice chancellor for student affairs and other staff to prepare for upcoming meetings. They also meet with the chancellor twice each semester.

Student representatives serve at the invitation of the Chancellor and must consistently meet all responsibilities and expectations to serve. They include:

  • Remaining in good standing with all federal, state, and local laws as well as all university policies and standards
  • Participating in regular board meetings deemed necessary by the university with designated facilitator
  • Conducting themselves professionally
  • Honoring confidentiality of information disclosed

Who can join?

The board is open to currently enrolled full-time undergraduate degree-seeking students at IU Indianapolis. To be eligible, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrollment in at least 12 credit hours
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrate good standing with academic and personal conduct at the time of application and maintain this standing throughout the term of appointment to the board

Terms of service

Board members serve a one-year term.

Applications for the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board open in January. New members are typically notified in March.

Application and timeline

Ready to take the next step? Applications for the Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board open in January. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Complete the online application highlighting your campus and community involvement.
  • Submit a resume showcasing your commitment to IU Indianapolis.
  • Stay updated with the application timeline for deadlines and interviews.

2023-2024 student advisors

Natalie Holmes, senior forensic and investigative sciences, School of Science

Vibha Kamath, sophomore, international studies, finance, and management, Kelley School of Business

Kayla Lemmon, senior, business management, Kelley School of Business

Gia Liwanag, sophomore, exercise science, School of Health and Human Sciences

Addison Misch, senior, art education, Herron School of Art and Design

Jalen Pullings, senior, accounting and finance, Kelley School of Business

Ashley Remy, senior, biology, School of Science

Stephanie Santamaria Vilchis, sophomore, finance and supply chain management, Kelley School of Business

Ex-Officio Members

In addition to appointed members, the Chancellor’s Student Mental Health Council benefits from the valuable insights of our ex-officio members, who represent the undergraduate and graduate student bodies.

  • Jaideep Kakar, senior, finance and economics and international studies, Kelley School of Business and the School of Liberal Arts
    • President of Undergraduate Student Government
  • Tatianna McKissick, graduate student, dental surgery, School of Dentistry
    • Secretary of Graduate and Professional Student Government

IU Indianapolis

Office of the Chancellor

University Hall, Suite 5010
301 University Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46202