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Student Leader Recruitment

Orientation Leaders spelling out VOL

Smokey wants YOU to be an Orientation Leader! Each year, students who serve in this role help thousands of New Vols and make our programs and events successful.


Orientation Leaders

Use your leadership skills and your Big Orange pride to welcome more than 5,500 new students to campus. Orientation Leaders help guide admitted students and families through  one-day and two-day orientation sessions throughout the year to prepare them for success at UT.  They also facilitate Welcome Week and Family Weekend programming. Orientation Leader applications are now open. Review the position description to better understand the roles and responsibilities of the position. Apply to be a 2017 Orientation Leader here!  Applications are due by 5pm on October 27th. If you have any questions about being an Orientation Leader please contact

Orientation Director Staff

The Director Staff is a team of dedicated undergraduate student leaders who have previously served as an Orientation Leader.  They assist, lead, and facilitate programs hosted by the Office of Orientation and Transition.  D-Staff members take their leadership and involvement experiences to the next level as they prepare for graduate school and a future career!  The 2017 Orientation Director Staff have been selected!

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