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Student Leader Recruitment


Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders use their leadership skills and Big Orange pride to welcome nearly 5,000 New Vols to campus. These student leaders help guide new students, families, and guests during one and two-day orientation sessions throughout the year in preparation for success at UT. Orientation Leaders also help facilitate Welcome Week and Family Weekend programming.

The 2018 Orientation Leaders have been selected. Applications for the 2019 Orientation Leader position are not yet open. Submit your contact information below to receive an email when applications open.

Click here to join the 2019 Orientation Leader Interest List.

Those interested in becoming an Orientation Leader are strongly encouraged to attend an hour-long information session on one of the following dates:

Thursday, September 20
12:00 PM
Panhellenic Building
Room 205

Monday, September 24
7:00 PM
Humanities and Social Sciences Building (HSS)
Room 51

Tuesday, October 2
5:00 PM
Student Health Center
Room 206

Information sessions will cover the application timeline and process, requirements of the position, and time to ask previous Orientation Leaders about their experiences.

If you have any questions about being an Orientation Leader, contact the Office of New Student and Family Programs at 865-974-4546 or

Orientation Student Director Staff

The Orientation Student Director Staff is a team of dedicated undergraduate students who have previously served as Orientation Leaders.  They assist, lead, and facilitate programs hosted by the Office of New Student and Family Programs.  D-Staff members take their leadership and involvement experiences to the next level as they prepare for graduate school and/or future careers!  The 2018 Orientation Student Director Staff have been selected.

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