Loyola University Chicago

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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.

Interested candidates should attend an Information Session:

We will host one final Info Session on Tuesday, January 25 at 4:30-5:00pm on Zoom where you will hear about the positions and have a chance to ask questions and interact with FYE staff. Register here! Alternatively, you can watch our vitual info session from December here.

APPLY IN HANDSHAKE! Applications are now open - due January 30, 2022 at 11:55pm CT.

Orientation Leader Job: #5588006
Peer Advisor Job: #5539346

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. 

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