Student Orientation Team (O-Team) Application

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

(* Indicates Required Fields)

*First Name: *Last Name:
*WIU ID#: - -
Campus Address:
State: Zip:
Home Address:
State: Zip:
Cell Phone: - -

Are you a Transfer Student? Yes No
Year In School: Anticipated Date of Graduation:
Major(s): Minor(s): GPA:
O-Team applicants are expected to uphold a GPA of 2.500/4.000 during your tenure of employment. If your GPA is lower than 2.500, please use the space provided below to explain factors that may have negatively impacted your GPA and why you would still be an asset to O-Team. If not, you may leave this area blank.

Judicial Standing

O-Team applicants are expected to uphold positive judicial standing with Western Illinois University during your tenure of employment. Those in positive judicial standing have records that exclude disciplinary probation, University housing removal, or deferred suspension.

As defined above, are you in positive judicial standing with WIU? Yes No

If you have other instances in which you've been subject to disciplinary reprimand or censure, please use the space provided below to explain factors that may have negatively impacted your judicial record with the institution. Include the timeframe of the instance and why you would still be a positive role model for new students at WIU.

Short Answer Questions
Please answer 5 short answer questions in complete sentences.

What led you to apply to become an O-Team member?
Describe your own experience as a first year student and how that has influenced where you are today.
What skills do you feel you can contribute to the O-Team?
Describe how being on the O-Team would enhance your leadership skills.
Why would you be the best role model to represent WIU to new students and family members?

Include two references (adviser, professor, employer, residence hall director, etc.) whom we may contact for recommendations. Include their name, position, and phone number. Please do not list other students as references (resident assistants, family members, or friends cannot be used as references).

Name: Name:
Position: Position:
Phone: -- Phone: --

Mandatory Information Meeting

To be considered an eligible candidate, each applicant is required to attend ONE of two MANDATORY INFORMATION MEETINGS listed below. Please select the meeting you will attend. Feel free to dress comfortably for the meeting.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, Morgan Hall 109, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, Morgan Hall 109, 5 p.m.


Please email a resume that includes any work experience (paid or volunteer), leadership experience, campus involvements, and any other information you feel is relevant to this position to or drop it off to SDO, Seal Hall 301, east wing, anytime before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31.


I wish to be considered for appointment as an Orientation (O-Team) member. I realize that I must be in good academic and disciplinary standing and I authorize Student Development and Orientation to verify my status. If appointed to this position, I agree to perform to the best of my ability the duties assigned by the Orientation Committee.

I agree with the above statement.