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View the UW's response to COVID-19. Our services and staff are available remotely and by phone. Because of the on-going situation, Advising & Orientation sessions have moved to a remote platform. For more information, view our Remote Advising & Orientation Updates page. (updated 5/6/2020) 

First Year Programs

Position Overview

The OL serves as a leader, supporter, facilitator, and coach to first year students and their families and guests in an effort to provide a seamless transition to UW. As a team, we provide high-quality education, support, and transition resources to nearly 7,000 first year students, including transfer students and international students. The Advising & Orientation schedule runs Monday through Thursday, starting mid-June and ending in September.

In order to get a full look at the Orientation Leader qualifications, responsibilities, dates & commitments, and compensation read the 2020 Orientation Leader Policies & Expectations document.