Orientation Mentor Application 2013
Thank you for your interest in becoming 2013 Orientation Mentor. Mentors work together to help ensure incoming students have a smooth, enjoyable, and enriching transition to Utica College. Being a Mentor is one of the premier leadership opportunities on campus and is a great way to get involved in the campus community.
The Mentor experience is intentionally designed to enhance your leadership skills and is unlike any other experience at Utica College. Mentor’s will develop skills in problem solving, group facilitation, conflict resolution, multicultural understanding and team building. Additionally, being an Orientation Mentor provides you with the unique experience of mentoring first-year students. The skills you gain will serve you well as you begin your journey beyond Utica College.
Qualifications and Responsibilities
§ Currently enrolled full-time UC undergraduate student (must be enrolled for Fall 2012 as well)
§ GPA in good standing
§ Positive attitude regarding the college
§ Ability to lead and communicate with peers
§ Ability to work within a team and with individuals from a diverse backgrounds
§ Be able to effectively communicate ideas and lead group discussions
§ Complete a 5- week Leadership Course in the spring
§ Serve as a mentor for incoming students sharing
information related to academics, campus life, campus resources, and other related topics
§ Help students and families feel comfortable and a part of the UC community
§ Assist with residence hall duties for orientation participants who stay overnight on campus, including check-in, check-out, and evening rounds
§ Participate in training program covering academic advising, campus and community resources, communication and leadership skills, and first-year student issues
§ Work First- Year Orientation (July) and Fall Welcome Weekend (August) dates TBA
HEREto access the application and more information!
Utica College offers a unique and extremely popular Orientation Program!
- Meet faculty and staff
- Obtain important information
- Learn about the life of a UC student from UC students
- Get to know students/ parents
Got questions about the Orientation at UC? Use our E-Inquiry form...and get answers fast!
Steve Johnson, Blue Hill, ME
Father of Sarah Johnson '06