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New Student Orientation Leaders

Applications are available for our Spring 2015 Orientation Leaders!

If you are a new student, register for orientation on E-services

Position Description

Orientation Leaders are student volunteers who assist the Office of Orientation and New Student Programs in the operation of New Student Orientation (NSO) and Student Orientation & Registration Days (SOAR), as well as other ONSP programs.

The average time commitment for O-Leaders is 8-10 hours per session to ensure the success of orientation. The minimum expectations and responsibilities for O-Leaders include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with a team of orientation leaders and professional staff during orientation
  • Assist with the organization, planning and implementation of orientation activities
  • Serve as a mentor to new students during and after orientation
  • Assist in logistics like check-in, resource fairs, tours, setup, presentations, greeting, etc.
  • Respond to student and parent questions about UHCL and campus services
  • Facilitate small group discussions among incoming students


Stop by the office in SSCB 1202.01 to pick up a paper application or contact to receive a pdf application.


  • 2.5 GPA and is in good standing with the university
  • Enrolled in classes through Spring 2015
  • Work at least three orientation sessions
  • Attended one information session and all mandatory trainings held in the Student Orgs Room (SSCB 1.202.07)
  • Attended a scheduled interview for the selection process
O Leader Application

Spring 2015 O-Leader Application

Deadline: Fri, Oct 3 midnight

* Indicates requires fields.

O-Leader Training

Optional Information Sessions:

  • Mon, Sep 15, 5:30 pm
  • Thu, Sep 18, 4:00 pm
  • Wed, Sep 24, noon
  • Mandatory Training Sessions:

  • Sat, Oct 25, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sat, Nov 22, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mandatory Interviews:

  • Oct 6 - 17
  • Contact Information






    Academic and Volunteer Information


    Returning O-Leader:

    Orientation Session Sign-Up

    Check all of the following sessions you would like to volunteer. You must work at least three orientations from beginning to end:

  • New Student Orientation

  • O-Leader Questions

    Answer the following questions so that we can learn more about you.

    Hawk Guides

    Hawk Guides are a 3-member student orientation committee responsible for planning and the implementation of New Student Orientation and Student Orientation and Registration Days. They serve as mentors to the Orientation Team and dedicate one full year to Orientation and New Student Programs.

    Finishing Up
    • When you submit your form, your data is sent securely.
    • A Thank You page is displayed when your form is successfully submitted.
    • Expect a confirmation email within 24 business hours. Contact us at 281-283-2420 for immediate assistance. If you do not receive a confirmation, contact Orientation and New Student Programs.

    State law requires that you be informed of the following:

    1. With few exceptions, you are entitled on request to be informed about the information the University collects about you by use of this form.
    2. Under sections 552.021 and 552.023 of the Government Code, you are entitled to receive and review the information.
    3. Under section 559.004 of the Government Code, you are entitled to have the University correct information about you that is incorrect.

     Date Updated: 15-SEP-2014
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