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MISSION STATEMENT

The Wolverine Ambassadors program creates compelling, powerful and memorable interactions and experiences for prospective students, parents, University staff and community. Each Ambassador serves as a model of excellence in professionalism and customer service as they represent Utah Valley University.

OUR PURPOSE

  • Create compelling, powerful and memorable experiences for prospective students and their families
  • Develop as leaders be learning leadership concepts from classroom discussions, lectures, reflections and real-life, applicable projects
  • Build school pride by attending school functions and spreading our love for the green everywhere we go!

 


 

WHAT DOES AN AMBASSADOR DO?

  • Give presentations to high schools during lunch, sporting events and on "College Day"
  • Provide support to full-time admissions counselors at Financial Aid and Scholarship Nights and Open Houses
  • Run booths at college fairs, junior colleges, and other events
  • Provide campus tours to prospective students
  • Collaborate with a team of ambassadors to create, market, run, and evaluate recruitment events
  • Analyze data to help make informed decisions about recruitment efforts at UVU
  • Hold weekly office hours
  • Complete the L.E.A.D. Certification and Leadership Distinction process, which includes:
    • 360 degree leadership evaluation and training
    • Leadership classes
    • Monthly leadership lectures
    • Mentorship from a successful community leader

  


 

HOW DO I BECOME A WOLVERINE AMBASSADOR?

Open Wolverine Ambassador positions are limited and restricted to students who successfully complete a competitive selection process. In conjunction with the Center for the Advancement of Leadership, Ambassadors will complete the L.E.A.D. Program during their first 2 years. Therefore the application will include questions about your leadership experience and how you will complete the L.E.A.D. certification process. You can apply by clicking below. Applications are due by February 1, 2017 for the 2017 Fall Semester.

APPLY HERE

 



AMBASSADOR PROGRESSION

This is a 4 year program, renewable up to 4 years.

 
 


 

THE SELECTION PROCESS

  1. Students must apply and be accepted to Utah Valley University before completing the application
  2. Students will then complete the online application found here
  3. Following the application deadline, the selection committee will reach out to qualified students who applied to invite them to an Interview day. 
  4. The Interview day will include group interviews, individual interviews, group activities and much more!
  5. After the Interview day, invitations to join the Wolverine Ambassador program will be extended.

SELECTIONS ARE BASED ON:

  • Passion to represent Utah Valley University
  • Evidence of ability to be proactive
  • Ability to show leadership in various aspects of life
  • Your ability to work as a team during the Interview day
  • Creativity
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work with people from various cultures

 

TIMELINE

Online application available: November 1
Online application deadline: Feb 1

Notification of invitation to Interview Day: Early March
Interview Day: March 11 & 12, 2016

Final decisions for Wolverine Ambassadors: End of March

MANDATORY TRAININGS AND RETREAT

Overnight Ambassador Retreat - August 14, 15, 16
First-week of Ambassador team meetings: August 21 - 25

 



QUESTIONS? CONTACT US:

Prospective Student Services Office: LC408 (801) 863-8811
Chad Johnson, Program Manager: (801) 863-6182, cjohnson@uvu.edu
Carrie Chappell, Assistant Program Manager: (801) 863-8811, carrie.chappell@uvu.edu