International Student Orientation Leaders
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Apply to be an International Student Orientation Leader for next semester’s International Student Orientation! Orientation leaders will help the new international students move in to their residence hall rooms, give campus tours, lead their own small group of international students, assist in tracking attendance, participate in social events, and serve as a resource for the students. In turn, orientation leaders will get the opportunity to meet and build friendships with our newest international students from around the world.
When is the next International Student Orientation?
The incoming international students will arrive on Monday, January 12, 2015, and they will all participate in International Student Orientation from January 13-17, 2015.
What do International Student Orientation Leaders do?
International Student Orientation leaders must commit to and be available to participate in a pre-orientation training session and orientation activities such as the following. If you apply for the Orientation Leader program, please plan on being available on Monday, January 12 for Orientation Leader Training and New International Student Arrival and during the entire week of January 13-17 to assist with International Student Orientation. Note that the schedule below is subject to change.
|Monday, January 12||10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.||Orientation Leader Training|
|Monday, January 12||9 p.m.||Assist with new international student arrival/move-in|
|Tuesday, January 13||8:45 a.m.-8 p.m. (All day)||Assist with the first day of orientation|
|Wednesday, January 14||3:30-4:30 p.m.||Assist students during meal plan session|
|Wednesday, January 14||6-8 p.m.||Lead evening social activities|
|Thursday, January 15||TBD||Assist with General Education session|
|Thursday, January 15||5:15-7:30 p.m.||Lead students to First English Lutheran Church and attend potluck|
|Friday, January 16||10:30 a.m.-Noon||Assist with class registration|
|Friday, January 16||Afternoon||Lead students to PAC tour|
|January 13-17||Various||Lead FAQ sessions with students|
|January 13-17||Various||Orientation leaders are also invited to join the group for several meals during orientation week free of charge.|
benefits of being an orientation leader:
• Several free meals during training and orientation week
• Move in early to your residence hall free of charge (if you will be living on campus during the semester following orientation)
• Meet students from all over the world
• Develop your leadership and cross-cultural communication skills
All current UW-Platteville undergraduate and graduate students (both U.S. citizens and international students) are welcome to apply. Each applicant will be screened through the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access.
How do I apply?
Apply online by the deadline.
Deadline to apply
Deadline for applying to be a fall semester Orientation Leader is May 1. Deadline for applying to be a spring semester Orientation Leader is December 1.
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