The A-team is a group of current students who are hired and specially trained to assist incoming students and their parents through the transition to college. A-Team members are often the first interaction students have with the university, and the level of knowledge and professionalism affects not only the perception of USU, but also the success and retention of new students. Members of the A-team have a unique range of personality and skills coupled with a strong and genuine passion for Utah State, the Aggie family, the team, the students, and this university.
The overall goal of the A-Team is to integrate new students into Utah State University academically, geographically, and socially.
The A-Team is a paid university position and the team is hired every calendar year from Jan 1st - Jan 1st.
Applications tend to be published on this website around the beginning of October every year.
Get to know this years A-Team below and how they feel they personally have a place here at Utah State University
My sense of belonging comes from making connections. There’s a real family here. Whether student or staff, people will put in effort for you
The community at Utah State is a place where you can figure out who, and where you belong. I feel it through the individuality of the students.
I love being a part of USU because I get to meet students and professors. A simple smile or hello from them on campus goes a long way.
Even though I grew up in Logan, USU has been a new experience. I've met tons of people, shared experiences with them, and have started a new chapter!
At USU, I know I am capable of success. Professors want me to excel. Advisors are willing to help. Acquaintances easily become friends.
Coming from a diverse background, Utah State has shown me how I can connect and build strong relationships with those around me.
It’s important to embrace the idea of the “Aggie Family.” Once I got involved, and got to know my classmates, USU started to feel like home.
The one 'little' thing almost every Aggie does that warms my heart is they’ll always hold the door open for other Aggies. No matter what.
I truely love USU because of my Aggie Family! Utah State has become my home and I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else!
“Everyone belongs at Utah State!” Everyone can find their place here and it is well worth it! I feel I belong because I can be myself, feel accepted, and know I'm loved.
USU is Home. I belong at USU because I have found a major that I love, friends that I can be myself around, and a place I can call home.
USU has given me my best friends and greatest memories. I know that they are sincerely concerned about my personal success. There's no place I'd rather be!
We are an Aggie Family. We accept everyone, look out for each other, and support one another. I take pride in calling myself an Aggie.
Everyone at USU has supported me in my goals and ambitions. I feel accepted by my peers and know that the faculty can provide me invaluable training and help. Go Aggies!
You feel that? It's the love of the Aggie Family.
I love my Aggie Family! USU is where I have found my best friends, my greatest calling, and my home away from home. USU is the place to be.
Logan has become much more than 'where I attend school', but a place where I want to spend my time. It's a place where you can 'get that bread'. Logan is a home to all
Being from Texas, it was amazing how quickly the people that I passed by became familiar, then friends, now Aggie family. Just saying hi has made a difference!
Everyone I’ve met at USU says hi when we see each other, like we are best friends. Aggies are all so caring and friendly.
Utah State gives you opportunities to get out of your comfort zone and take on new roles which help you continually grow as a student.
I feel that I have found another home, the second I set foot on Utah State’s campus. The aggie family gives everyone the chance to be their genuine selves and be loved for it!
All my life, I’ve called Cache Valley home. When I began school, USU became an extension of that. I’ve felt my sense of belonging attending school in a place I love, meeting my best friends!
Everywhere I turn there are humans with open arms. Every club, class, and team I have been a part of here at USU has been very inclusive. I know that Utah State is a home away from Home.
Utah State has helped me create my own college experience. I have noticed that I belong to whatever I dedicate myself towards.
Aggies are passionate, and I am passionate about the Aggies! That is how I know I belong at USU.
My USU family lifts, supports, and helps me through anything college throws my way. I am so blessed to have become a part of this family!
I feel right at home when I spend time getting to know the Aggies. I’ve found that earth’s greatest treasure lies in human personality & each of us adds such a special part to the Aggie Family!
College is about discovering who you are & who you want to become. There’s no better place for that than somewhere that makes you feel proud of who you are. Go Aggies.
No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care. I know I belong at USU because everyone in my Aggie Family cares about me.
I strongly believe there is a place for everyone at Utah State; I had to apply myself to find mine, but now I am certain I belong here.
Utah State has always felt like home. I have found my sense of belonging in the student section as well as in the classroom. I truly love the Aggie family.
Utah State is one big family!! As I walk around campus people smile, and say hi all along the way. There’s no place I’d rather be!
I am able to fully be myself at USU, and feel completely supported along the way!
I belong here because I can try new things and meet new people. It's all about becoming someone greater than you thought you could, and that comes from effort before comfort.
KEATON HOWELLBeing part of the Aggie Family has helped me to feel comfortable in my own skin and to find likeminded individuals to connect with, all while providing an unmatched education. Coming to USU felt like coming home.
Being completely and unapologetically yourself is pretty magical. Having a safe place to be yourself is even better. No one gives a crap, but everyone cares. Utah State is a home, this is where i bought my first vacuum.