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Tower Team Leaders

The core of the orientation experience features Tower Team Leaders. These student leaders complete over 90 hours of training on how to support new students through their transition to Belmont during the fall semester.

In August, 200 Tower Team Leaders guide each Tower Team of 10 or more new students through Welcome Week--an exciting week of social, spiritual, intellectual, and physical activities.

Tower Teams are comprised of First-Year Student groups and Transfer Student groups to meet the different needs of our new students.

Summer Staff

Summer Staff serve during Summer Orientation in June to provide assistance to new students as they navigate their academic planning and meet other new Bruins for the first time.

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Applicants interested in Summer Staff must apply to be a Tower Team Leader (see below). In the Tower Team Leader Application, they will designate that they are also applying for Summer Staff.

Students who apply for Summer Staff will be notified on February 27, 2018 if they have been selected to interview for the position.

Tower Team Leader

First-Year Tower Team Leaders will serve a group of 10-20 first-year students and Transfer Tower Team Leaders will serve a group of approximately 25 transfer students.

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Multiple Student Leadership Policy

As we aspire to be exceptional at engaging and educating students, the Division of Student Affairs believes that in order to maximize the student's potential and to ensure the success of each organizations, a student may hold only one concurrent executive leadership position as defined by the Division of Student Affairs, at a time.

Executive leadership positions as defined by the Division of Student Affairs include the following positions within the following organizations:

  • Student Government Association (SGA) President and Vice President
  • Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) Executive Board
  • Orientation Council
  • Towering Tradition Leaders
  • Greek Life: Panhellenic Council (Executive Board) and All Chapter Presidents
  • Fitness and Recreation Student Coordinators

Note: Resident Assistants who wish to participate in an executive leadership position listed above must first recieve approval from upper administration in Residence Life.

Application Process and Timeline

Click here for the application: Tower Team Leader Application

  • Phase 1A: Online Application
  • Phase 1B: Submit TT Video
  • Phase 2: Group Processing
  • Phase 3: Individual Interviews