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Student Leadership Opportunities: Orientation

Orientation Leader and Orientation Coordinator Applications for Fall 2020 are available now!


There are four steps to follow when applying for Orientation Leader or Orientation Coordinator.

1.  Fill out online application

2.  Obtain a faculty/staff recommendation

3. Send your resume to nso@pepperdine.edu.

4.  Keep an eye out for an email regarding information about your interview, which will take place on Zoom or Google Hangouts. 

New Student Orientation Leader (Approximately 125 positions) Application deadline: Wednesday, April 8, 2020. 

New Student Orientation (NSO) Leaders provide assistance to incoming students while supporting Pepperdine's Christian mission. NSO Leaders provide leadership, mentoring, and guidance to their incoming peers and their families during orientation in August. Leaders help students with move in, assist with informational sessions, participate in new student activities and are available to answer general questions. NSO Leaders must attend training sessions prior to NSO and are required to serve through the duration of NSO. OL's return to campus Thursday, August 20, 4 p.m.

Orientation Leader Application 

An application and faculty/staff recommendation are required.  

Orientation Leader Recommendation Form  

New Student Orientation Coordinator (Approximately 8 positions) Application deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 

New Student Orientation (NSO) Coordinators provide leadership, mentoring, and guidance to the Orientation Leaders as they prepare them to serve the incoming students during orientation in August. Coordinators are responsible for elements of orientation planning and implementation, OL training, and information sessions. This position requires dedication, a servant heart and a commitment to Pepperdine's Christian mission. Students must have served as an Orientation Leader in order to be eligible to apply for the position of Coordinator and must be available for training prior to NSO. OC's return to campus Sunday, August 16, 5 PM.

Orientation Coordinator Application 

An application and faculty/staff recommendation are required.

Orientation Coordinator Recommendation Form