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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.

The hiring cycle for the 2023-2024 academic year is now open!

Fall Semester Peer Advisor & Orientation Leader Info Sessions:
Tuesday, November 15 at 5:00-5:30pm in Life Sciences Building 142
Thursday, December 8 at 6:00-6:30pm in Life Sciences Building 142
January 2023: January 19 at 5:00-5:30pm in the Sullivan Center - Galvin Auditroium 
January 2023: January 24 at 3:30-4:00pm Virtual Information Session Click Here to Register

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend at least one information session to learn about the roles and experiences.

Interview Timeline for Spring 2023

  • Applications will open November 15, 2022
  • Applications for OLs & PAs are due Sunday, January 29 at 11:59p
  • Group Interviews will take place February 6-14
  • Individual 2nd Round Interviews will take place February 15-26
  • OL & PA Offers will be extended February 27-March 3

Application Overview

The applications for Orientation Leaders & Peer Advisors will open November 15 at 11:59p and close January 29, 2023 at 11:59p.

The application for both positions will ask you for a resume and the answers to 3 supplemental questions. If we do not receive both documents, your application will not be considered complete.

Training begins in the spring and continues through the completion of the role. For more information, please contact the appropriate group.

ORIENTATION LEADER ROLE (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 ADVISOR ROLE (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.