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Orientation Team

Orientation and New Student Programs selects a number of volunteer student leaders to help with the planning and implementation of Orientations and transition support for new students! The Orientation Team (O-Team), is a group of student leaders who are selected to represent the CSUSM campus at Orientation and beyond. O-Team is responsible for welcoming in new students and their families, and providing a well rounded Orientation experience for the new members of our CSUSM community.


Interested in joining the Orientation Team? Follow our social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @CSUSMONSP to stay updated on applications opening again in late Fall Semester!


  • Current enrollment in at least 9 units at CSUSM and maintain a semester and cumulative  GPA of at least 2.50
  • Be in good standing with the university
  • Cannot be graduating the Spring prior to your first Summer serving on the team

*Further qualifications and eligibility requirements can be found under the Job Description*

O-Team Job Description:

Benefits of Joining the Team:

  • Semester Parking Permit or equivalent value in Campus Gift Card
  • Knowledge and experiences within CSUSM’s Integrated Co-Curricular Model Learning Outcomes:
    • Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility
    • Leadership & Interpersonal Development
    • Career & Professional Development
    • Critical Thinking & Ethical Reasoning
    • Holistic Wellness
  • Priority Registration
  • Breakfast and Lunch during Orientation sessions staffed
  • CSUSM Gear
  • Knowledge of CSUSM campus services and resources
  • Transferable skills to succeed in a multitude of career paths moving forward
  • Option to earn Tukwut Leadership Circle (TLC) Leadership Certificate and UNESCO Certificate
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Lifelong Memories!

For additional questions about joining the CSUSM Orientation Team, please contact Orientation, New Student, and Family Programs at or 760-750-4930.