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Orientation Leader Application

Orientation leader Guidelines

► About the position
► Qualifications
► Time Commitment
► Orientation Leader Application

The Orientation Leader Position

The Orientation Leaders serve as the primary resource for new students and their families during New Student Orientation in June and August.  This is a key part in welcoming new students to the Mount community.  During New Student Orientation, the Orientation Leaders strive to build relationships with our new students as well as provide any insights and knowledge about the Mount.  The Orientation Leaders are role models for our new students.  As a result of training, the Orientation Leaders are prepared to answer any questions new students and families might have.  

Serving as an Orientation Leader is a rewarding and enjoyable experience with a substantial amount of responsibility.  This is a wonderful opportunity to show your love for Mount St. Mary's University and why you are Mount Proud. 


Orientation Leaders must:

  • Be a full time rising Sophomore, Junior, or Senior student enrolled at the Mount.

  • Be in good standing with the University both academically and disciplinary. (Students who are on academic or disciplinary probation are not eligible to apply.)

  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5


General Responsibilities:

  • Embody and display the values of Mount St. Mary's University.

  • Promote Mount St. Mary's University in a positive and respectful manner. 

  • Serve as a role model and resource for new students. 

  • Be responsible for yourself as well as new students.

  • Be on time and present for your designated activities in the spring semester as well as during June and August New Student Orientation.

  • Assist with organizational tasks as needed.  

  • Lead a session with new students. 

  • Follow the rules found in the Mount St. Mary’s University Student Code of Conduct.

  • Use of alcohol is prohibited during training and New Student Orientation.

Spring Semester 2017 Required Responsibilities

Group Interview


Orientation Leader Social


June Required Responsibilities

Orientation Leader Training 

June 14-15

Orientation Session 1

June 16

Orientation Leader Training 

June 21-22

Orientation Session 2

June 23

July Required Responsibilities

If available, help with transfer Orientation


Appropriately contact the new students via e-mail, Facebook, etc. from assigned Veritas Symposium classes to welcome them to the Mount and to let them know of your assistance with this process.

All Month

August Required Responsibilities


Move-in Early/Orientation Leader Training 

August 16-17

August Orientation

August 18-20

If you have a conflict with one of these dates, please contact as soon as possible to discuss the concern.

The Orientation Leader Application

Prior to filling out the application, please read the Orientation Leader guidelines to make sure you qualify for the position as well as to ensure your availability for the required dates. Applications are to be completed online, by midnight on March 3, 2017.  

► Orientation Leader Application

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