Volunteers Needed to Welcome Students Aug. 17-27

Aug. 5, 2015

Volunteers Needed to Welcome Students Aug. 17-27

Welcoming Webster University's new and returning undergraduate and graduate students in the right way is critical, and starts the new academic year off on the right foot. Combining efforts this year, the Department of First-Year Experience Programs and the Welcome Student Committee is in need of volunteers during the weeks of Aug. 17- 27.

Those interested in offering their time and energy to Welcome events should click here to sign up. A variety of volunteer positions are available to assist with both of these import efforts:

Faculty/Staff Volunteer Opportunities

  • Helping OLs move in new students (during move-in)
  • Handing out water to new students and families (during move-in)
  • Walking the resident hall floors and greeting new students as they move in (during move-in)
  • Mingling and greeting new students (at meal times)
  • Cheering for new students as part of the Tunnel of Spirit (opening ceremony)
  • Helping to organize new students for, and being a part of, the giant "W" on the Quad

Student Opportunities Available

  • Helping OLs move in new students (during move-in)
  • Activities (i.e. Quidditch Game, video game stations) (during meal times)
  • Cheering for new students as part of the Tunnel of Spirit (opening ceremony)
  • Helping to organize new students for, and being a part of, the giant "W" photo
  • Stationed around campus playing an instrument, frisbee, catch, etc (Orientation group meetings)
  • Helping to organize games and activities (during O-Fest)

Thank you for your generosity and passion for Webster University. We hope to see you as we welcome our new students to campus!

For questions regarding the New Student Orientation, contact either First-Year Experience Programs director Sarah Tetley, or NSO Personnel coordinator Jake Kevrick. For questions regarding welcoming graduate students, contact John Weseman.

First Year Experience Programs Staff & Welcome Student Committee

  • Beth Russell, russelmb@webster.edu  
  • Sarah Tetley, sarahtetley29@webster.edu
  • Jake Kevrick, welcome@webster.edu
  • John Weseman, johnweseman00@webster.edu

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