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Become a NSP Student Leader

New Student Programs is supported by outstanding student leaders who serve as Orientation Leaders (OLs) and UNIV Peer Advisors (PAs). Read more about these paid positions below, and hear what current OLs and PAs have to say about their experience!

Interested candidates should attend an Information Session to be eligible to apply for a student leader position in NSP.

2020-2021 Information Sessions:

Our final information session will tkae place on Tuesday, January 26 at 4:30pm CT. Click Here to Register!

If you are unable to attend an information session and are still interested in applying, please watch a recording of our 2020-2021 Information Session, click here!

Apply Now!

Our Peer Advisor and Orientation Leader positions are now live on Handshake! Follow the links below to access the full position descriptions and application requirements.

Click Here to apply for the Orientation Leader position

Click Here to apply for the Peer Advisor position 


Orientation Leaders (Orientation@luc.edu)

Orientation Leaders (OLs) serve as student ambassadors for Loyola University Chicago Orientation (LUCO). OLs are instrumental in assisting first-year and transfer students and their families during this important time of transition to academic and student life at Loyola. The OL position is a paid position that provides free housing, and ongoing leadership development.

Peer Advisors (PeerAdvisors@luc.edu)

Peer Advisors (PAs) serve as a resource and mentor for all first-year students enrolled in UNIV 101 and 201. PAs co-teach the UNIV class with a University faculty or staff member, and are available to students inside and outside the classroom as they transition to academic and student life at Loyola. The PA position is a paid position and includes ongoing leadership development opportunities. 

Recruitment for these positions begins annually in November. Applications are due in late January, and applicants are notified of their status by mid-February. Training begins in the spring and continues through the completion of the role. For more information, please contact the appropriate group.

Read what current Peer Advisors and Orientation Leaders have to say about the role!