2013-2014 First Year Seminar Facilitator Application

First Year Seminar is a five-week discussion-based program designed to help students make the most of their first-year experience. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR FACILITATOR APPLICANTS ** Please be aware that a considerable time commitment is necessary for this program and you need to be sure you have the time to give and are willing to do so. ** There will be two *MANDATORY* training sessions on the following dates: Saturday, December 7, 2013 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Sunday, January 12, 2014 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM ** You must be available from at least 7 p.m.-10 p.m. on Monday and/or Tuesday evening in the spring semester. It will help if you are available either evening. However, if you know one or the other is not feasible, please make note of that on the application form. You must also be able to give a minimum of 1-2 hours per week of planning time with your team. A major commitment to fully participate in this effort is critical. ** There is a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required in order to be selected as a facilitator. ** Past participation in the program is not a requirement in order to apply to become a Facilitator. Applications should be submitted by 4:00PM on Friday, November 1, 2013. You must ALSO sign up for an interview in the Orientation and New Student Programs office (First Floor, Newcomb Hall) by 4:00 PM on Friday, November 1, 2013. Interviews will be held between Tuesday, November 5 and Thursday, November 7. Results of the interviews will be sent to you via e-mail no later than Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Specific questions can be addressed by the FYS Senior Facilitators Eric McDaniel (emm3fj), Marymagdaline Onyango (mco4aj), or Sidney Gafford (srg9yv).