Become a Welcome Week Leader

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Mission

Welcome Week Leaders assist students with the transition to Sam Houston State University by helping incoming students with attending Welcome Week events, encouraging them to engage, involve and connect with fellow Bearkats, and fostering Bearkat spirit.

Qualifications

  • A desire to be part of a team, being competent on campus culture and tradition, and take pride in Sam Houston State University
  • Must have completed 30 credit hours by the start of fall 2018 and be a full-time student
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Must be in good standing with the university
  • Must be accessible via email, phone, and GroupMe

Benefits and Compensation

  • Develop leadership and communication experience
  • Leave a positive impact on incoming students
  • Knowledge of campus resources and services
  • Welcome Week Gear
  • $300 SCHOLARSHIP to be applied towards Fall 2018 (applied to account after September 1, 2018)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Create a welcome and inclusive environment for Incoming and returning students
  • Highly engage new students in welcome week activities
  • Recruit and maintain effective communication with assigned student groups
  • Maintain a high energy level, enthusiasm and stamina when working long hours
  • Attend mandatory training prior to Welcome Week
  • Complete miscellaneous duties as assigned

Required Events

  • Orientation
    • March 21st
  • Training
    • April - TBD
  • Retreat
    • August - TBD

Welcome Week Events

  • Saturday, August 18th - Saturday, August 25*

           *Dates are subject to change

Application HERE

Applications are due February 14 by 5 pm. Please send application to the Department of Student Activities, LSC Suite 328, or by email to stevenb@shsu.edu


Phone Number: (936) 294-3861
Fax: (936) 294-3652
E-Mail: studentactivities@shsu.edu

Mailing Address:
Box 2507 SHSU
Huntsville, TX 77341-2507

Physical Address:
1802 Avenue I, LSC Suite 328
Huntsville, TX 77340