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Ram Welcome leader applications due March 30

February 24, 2011

Do you want to lead? Apply to be a Ram Welcome leader and serve on a team with one purpose: welcoming new students and their families to CSU!

Now accepting applications

Orientation & Transition Programs in the Center for Advising & Student Achievement is currently accepting applications for 2011 Ram Welcome Leaders!

"Ram Welcome: Experience CSU" is the next phase in the orientation and transition experience that begins at Preview Orientation or Next Step Orientation. All new first year and transfer students attend Ram Welcome.

Ram Welcome helps new students to feel part of the CSU community, learn important traditions, and discover what it means to be a CSU Ram. This year’s Ram Welcome will take place Aug. 18-21, 2011.

Mentor incoming students

Ram Welcome Leaders (RWLs) serve as the primary mentors and role models for new students, families and guests during Ram Welcome by:

  • Serving as the primary student leadership team behind the program by guiding and connecting new students
  • Working collaboratively as part of a larger Orientation Team (which includes both Orientation Leaders and Ram Welcome Leaders) and Residence Life Staff to ensure that students are attending Ram Welcome events
  • Leading a small group of students through the Ram Welcome experience by setting a positive tone, creating excitement and energy for Ram Welcome programs and having informal discussions with students regarding the transition to CSU
  • Attending an extensive two day leadership development training
  • Demonstrating to new students what it means to be a CSU Ram

Applications due March 30 

Detailed position information and application instructions are available online. Applications are due online Wednesday, Mar. 30 by 5 p.m.

For questions or more information, e-mail Keith Lopez ( or Amber Bedee (, or call (970) 491-6011.


Contact: Keith Lopez
Phone: (970) 491-6011