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Looking for advice on: majors, minors, certificates, coursework, course placement, scholarships, study abroad, field work, transfer credit, campus resources, off-campus resouces…? You’ve come to the right place, my friend!

NOTE: Although our physical offices are closed right now, we’re still available for advising. We can meet by phone, email, or video chat. Just check out our office hours below.

Meet Our Team

Flor Romero-Slowing

Hi, I’m Flor! I’m an academic adviser for World Languages and Cultures, and I also teach our WLC 101 (Becoming a Global Professional) and Anthropology 425 (Professional Preparation in Anthropology) courses. I received my Nutrition degree from the University of San Carlos de Guatemala in 2001 and a M.S. in International Development from Iowa State in 2012. In the past, I have instructed Elementary and Intermediate Spanish courses here at ISU. Before coming to ISU, I worked on college access programs focused on first generation minority students.

3230 Pearson Hall


Office hours:

    Email Flor at to arrange the way you would like to meet during her office hours.

  • Tuesdays 8:30-11:30, 1-3
  • Wednesdays 9-2
  • Thursdays 1-5
  • Fridays 9-2
  • By appointment through AccessPlus

Alissa Whitmore

Hi, I’m Alissa and I’m the newest academic adviser for World Languages and Cultures! I received my degrees in Classical Languages (B.A.) and Anthropology (Ph.D.) from the University of Iowa. Before coming to ISU, I taught anthropology at the University of Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College and spent some time working in museums, cultural resource management archaeology, and historic preservation.

3220 Pearson Hall


Office hours:

Make an Appointment!

  1. Log in to AccessPlus
  2. Go to the “Student” tab
  3. Select “ISU Appointment”
  4. Under “Location & Adviser” enter “3220 Pearson Hall”
  5. Then enter the name of the adviser you’d wish to meet with.