Ready to apply? Click here for the 2014 Orientation Leader Application.
You do not need to attend both of the information sessions, only choose one of the two dates listed below to attend.
Monday, October 14
5-7pm, Cameron Hall 105
Wednesday, October 23
5:30-7pm, Dobo Hall 205
The goal of an Orientation Leader is to convey important information about UNCW and assist new students and their families with the transition from into UNCW. Orientation Leaders ensure that the Orientation Program is beneficial, exciting, and educational in its content and presentation.
- Must have a willingness to reach out to new students
- Must return full time in fall 2014
- Must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be in good disciplinary standing
- Must have a open mind and a positive attitude
- Must be dedicated to the Orientation Team
- Must be a role model
- Must be able to work with a diverse group of people
- Participating in all Orientation events and training sessions
- Facilitating the adjustment of new students and their parents to our campus and community
- Explaining academic opportunities and procedures
- Acquainting new students with the campus services and building locations
- Preparing orientation materials (stuffing packets, making name tags, etc.)
- Aiding in the development of class schedules
- Responding to questions, concerns, and sensitive issues of students and parents
- Must work either May 14 & 15 or August 13 Transfer Orientation
- June Session (Sundays - Thursdays)
- June 1-5
- June 8-12
- June 15-19
- December 5, 2013, 6:30-8:30pm
- Wednesday Meetings - every week from January 15, 2014 - April 30, 2014, 5-7pm
- Retreat - January 17 (after class) - January 19
- SROW Preparations - February 8, 9, 15, & 16
- SROW Conference - March 14-16
- Joint T-Team Training - April 6, 1-5pm
- May Training - May 24-30
There are many benefits for students who pursue an Orientation Leader position. Most importantly, OL’s gain significant leadership experiences, develop professional relationships with faculty, staff, and students, and acquire effective communication skills. This is a paid position plus all expenses paid to SROW in Clemson, SC, lodging through the May and June sessions, meals during Orientation, a T-Shirt, a Jacket and 2 OL polo shirts.
Khaki pants or shorts must be purchased by the OL.
- Applications should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, October 30, 2013.
- You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application with directions on how to sign up for a 2-night group interview session on either November 6 & 13 or November 9 & 16.
- You must also sign up for your individual interview by 5:00pm on Monday, November 4, 2013. Interview spots are on a first-come, first-served basis.
For additional information come by Transition Programs in Fisher University Union 2017 or
call Transition Programs at (910) 962-3089.