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Join the O-Team

Applications to join O-Team are currently closed and will reopen in Fall 2023.

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Position Description

The Orientation Team (O-Team) is responsible for welcoming new students and their families to the CSUSM community. O-Team provides a positive Orientation experience for the new members of our CSUSM community through assisting with the implementation of Orientation sessions in the spring and summer. New Student & Family Programs selects a team of volunteer student leaders to serve on the O-Team each year. Make sure to review the detailed position description and mandatory time commitments: 

Orientation Team Leader Position Description

Mandatory Time Commitments

Benefits of Joining O-Team

  • Knowledge and experiences related to CSUSM’s Co-Curricular Model:
    • Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility
    • Leadership & Interpersonal Development
    • Career & Professional Development
    • Critical Thinking & Ethical Reasoning
    • Holistic Wellness & Self-Efficacy
  • Priority Registration for Fall 2023
  • Breakfast and Lunch during Orientation sessions staffed (for on-campus orientation sessions only)
  • CSUSM apparel (O-Team sweatshirt or jacket, polo, and any other items ordered) 
  • Knowledge of CSUSM campus services and resources
  • Transferable skills to succeed in a multitude of career paths
  • Networking opportunities with CSUSM staff and faculty
  • Option to earn Tukwut Leadership Circle (TLC) Leadership Certificate and UNESCO Certificate
  • Lifelong memories!

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