What to Expect


O-Team leaders are expected to participate in all orientation related activities, which can include the following:

  • O-Team recruiting (Fall 2019)
  • O-Team trainings (year round, including weekend retreat March 2020)
  • preparation activities prior to orientation day
  • orientation events (Spring orientation and Summer orientations)

Orientation is a part of Student Life and Leadership Programs office, and O-Team leaders are also expected to participate in Student Life and University events to support the department, such as:

  • Homecoming (February 2020)
  • Welcome Day (April 2020)
  • SOLAR Awards (April 2020)

Benefits of Joining O-Team

O-Team leaders earn the following compensation:

  • summer housing
  • monthly salary from May - August
  • priority registration
  • O-Team gear such as polo, windbreaker, fanny pack


In addition to the above, O-Team leaders

  • develop lifelong friendships
  • grow their leadership and professional skills
  • network with staff and faculty across campus
  • have more professional opportunities as a result of being on O-Team
  • make an impact at a University level
  • get to represent the University