Stephen F. Austin State University

Become an Orientation Leader

Who are Orientation Leaders?

SFA Orientation Leaders are student leaders who assume many responsibilities including helping in the preparation of all New Student Orientation programs, providing information to future students and family members through small and large group settings, and most importantly, promoting SFA in a fun and comfortable atmosphere.

Orientation Leaders are a diverse group of students that represent various majors and student organizations on campus. Orientation Leaders are the faces of SFA!

Apply to be a 2018 Orientation Leader

Orientation Leader applicants must meet the following requirements:


Orientation Leaders are paid $7.25 per hour during trainings and work during summer Work Weeks and Orientation sessions. Additional compensation includes meals and lodging during Freshman Lumberjack Orientation sessions, as well as various SFA spirit items!

Mandatory Dates

Applications Due: November 1 by 5:00 p.m.

Group Interviews: November 3 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 2-4 p.m.) Sign up for a time slot when submitting application.

Individual Interviews: If selected from Group Interviews, a 30-minute time slot during November 10, 13-15.

Spring Training Dates: Wednesdays, 4:30-6 p.m. Official dates to be posted soon.

Freshman Lumberjack Orientations: June 14-15 | June 21-22 | June 28-29 | July 19-20 | July 26-27

Freshman Lumberjack Orientation set-up and staff meetings: June 13 | June 20 | June 27 | July 18 | July 25

Transfer Lumberjack Orientations: April 27 | July 13 | August 3

Orientation Leader Retreat: May 23-25

Summer Work Weeks: May 21- June 8

How to Apply

Pick up an application from the Orientation Programs office, BPSC 2.402 or download a copy. Applications submitted after November 1 will not be accepted.

Applicants will sign up for a Group Interview time when submitting a completed applications. Attire for Group Interviews is jeans and any SFA shirt. Attire for Individual Interviews is business casual. Applicants must attend a Group Interview to be considered.

For more information contact an Orientation Student Coordinator at 936.468.6641 or