Located in Vogel Library 314, Pathways offers guidance and support to assist students as they identify and achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals.  We help you decide what major is right for you, how to succeed in that major, and how to explore options after graduation.

 HOURS: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays  | LOCATION: Vogel Library 314 | PHONE: 319-352-8615 

Pathways Programs

First-Year Experience programs include Summer Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) Days, new student orientation programs, team-building experiences, and first-year communications.

Academic Advising programs are designed for major exploration, class scheduling, and building study skills.

Testing and Disability Services coordinates CLEP and course placement exams and counseling for students with documented disabilities.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is out-of-class, peer-facilitated study sessions that allow for improved classroom performance in selected academic courses.

The Peer Learning Lab offers well-trained paraprofessionals to help you improve your skills and support your transition to college.

Counseling Services provides psychological support to all students as they pursue their academic and personal goals. Individual counseling is available on a short-term basis and is free of charge.

Vocation and Mentoring services are provided to help students find purpose in life and develop a vision from that purpose by discovering more about themselves and their values.

Career Services helps direct students toward living the life they imagine through career planning, decision-making, and the job search. Career counseling, job search assistance, and graduate/professional school resources are available.

Senior Year Experience provides a host of resources to help prepare you for lives after Wartburg including the Grad Finale and other programs.


The Pathways Center is located on the third floor of Vogel Library and the
Peer Learning Lab is located on the second floor.


Jette Irgens

Assistant Director of Pathways

Stephanie Newsom

Director of Counseling Services

Veronica Reece

Career Coach/Pathways Associate for Vocation and Mentoring

Jan Simpson

Employer Relations & Office Coordinator

Derek Solheim

Director of the Pathways Center

Nicole Willis

Academic Success Associate