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Orientation Assistants

 (OAs) are involved, energetic and well-trained KU students. Their job is to make your transition to KU smooth and positive. OAs will guide you through your orientation, explain advising and enrollment, answer questions, and give you perspective on life as a Jayhawk.

My'Shay"Da, Orientation Assistant

My'Shay'Da Blue


Topeka, KS



Angela Davis, Orientation Assistant

Angela Davis

Anthropology &

Political Science

Emporia, KS



Grace Flynn, Orientation Assistant

Grace Flynn


Wichita, KS




Grant Hussong, Orientation Assistant

Grant Hussong

Classical Languages & Women,

Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Norman, OK




Carla Jaquez, Orientation Assistant

Carla Jaquez

Communication Studies,


Hutchinson, KS




H.A. Le, Orientation Assistant

H.A. Le

Information Systems

Hanoi, Vietnam

~OA Returner~




Linh Nguyen, Orientation Assistant

Linh Nguyen

Computer Science

Hanoi, Vietnam

~OA Returner~



Thao Nguyen, Orientation Assistant

Thao Nguyen

Chemical Engineering

Binh Thuan, Vietnam




Shallom Ofodi, Orientation Assistant

Shallom Ofodi

Aerospace Engineering

Abuja, Nigeria




Cort Peterson, Orientation Assistant

Cort Peterson

Communicaton & Anthropology

Johnson City, KS

~OA Returner~



Zachary Rasys, Orientation Assistant

Zach Rasys

Human Biology

Lawrence, KS




Morgan Roth, Orientation Assistant

Morgan Roth

English, Philosophy, & Italian

Topeka, KS

~OA Returner~



Elizabeth Saama, Orientation Assistant

Liz Saama


Nashville, TN




John Schilling, Orientation Assistant

Jack Schilling

Environmental Studies

& Communications Studies

Leavenworth, KS



Jane Smith, Orientation Assistant

Jane Smith

Elementary Education

Aurora, NE



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