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Orientation Leader Responsibilities and Qualifications

Be a leader, resource and a friend to new students


Great orientation leaders will:

  • Love the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Love Regent University’s mission, academic experience, spiritual journey, and campus life
  • Dedicate themselves to serving and encouraging students, their teammates, and others
  • Have integrity, authenticity, a positive attitude, and leadership potential
An Orientation Leader interacts with students at Regent University, Virginia Beach.


Orientation leaders must:

  • Actively participate in all orientation training, preparation, and event-related activities.
  • Become an expert in campus life, services, and resources.
  • Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude, encouraging the same in others.
  • Follow the directions of the Orientation Captain(s) and Orientation Professional Staff.
Orientation Leaders in their colorful SOAR t-shirts.


Orientation leaders must:

  • Have earned a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA after 12 credit hours in a degree program at Regent at the time of application and be in good financial and disciplinary standing with the University.
  • Submit one letter of recommendation (letters accepted from former or current employers, pastors, Regent’s faculty, staff, Life Group Leaders, or Resident Assistants); not required for returning OLs.
  • Provide documentation of your ability to work in the United States (click here for acceptable documentation).
  • Be (or have been) actively involved in other student leadership roles, with student organizations, or with other Regent entities.
Orientation Leaders during a fun Summer Orientation Advising & Registration (SOAR) activity at Regent University, Virginia Beach.


Orientation leaders will:

  • Acquire great experience by leading others and working with a team of like-minded students and staff.
  • Make great connections and have a lasting impact on the future of Regent University.
  • Gain student worker status, affording fast access to other paid opportunities on campus.
Orientation Leaders pose in front of Regent University's beautiful central fountain.