New Student Programs and General Education Advising is coordinated through the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, in cooperation with various institutional partners and academic programs.

Professional Staff

Roshaunda Ross
Director of New Student Programs and Leadership Development Initiatives
Office location: A2125
Phone: 708.235.6815

LaTonya Holmes
Cohort Advisor and Coordinator of New Student Programs
Cohort students (freshmen and sophomores)
Office location: C3391
Phone: 708.534.8393

Bruce Reid
Cohort Advisor and Coordinator of New Student Programs
Rising sophomores
Office location: A2123
Phone: 708.235.6814 


ROAR Leaders

ROAR Leaders picture1 May 11, 2017
 ROAR (Orientation) Leaders assist new students and families in their transition to GSU during all orientation events. They play an integral role in the success of first year, transfer, graduate students and family members as they transition to the GSU community.  ROAR Leaders have high energy, creativity, social skills, great oral communication skills and a desire to meet and guide new students.


Peer Mentors

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Peer Mentors are integrated into the First-Year Seminar and Mastering College courses and are recognized leaders throughout the university community. They serve as group leaders, department liaisons, peer educators and positive role models.