WOW Leaders

Week of Welcome (WOW!) Leaders provide volunteer support to the overall Week of Welcome (WOW!) Program.   WOW! Leaders assist in the transition of new student to the UNC Charlotte community as well as engaging the returning student body to the many programs, services, and traditions present at the university.  WOW! Leaders are dependable, flexible, responsible, and highly enthusiastic.  They possess strong time management skills as well as demonstrate a willingness to help others.  These students enjoy working with new students and consistently display a positive and supportive attitude, especially during stressful and demanding situations.

Interested in becoming an W.O.W. Leader?

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These exceptional student leaders are responsible for:

Actively staffing and providing needed support, to the many events and programs offered during WOW!

Assisting in the implementation of WOW! programs Serving as a mentor and role model for new students by demonstrating maturity and leadership abilities.

Aiding in the coordination of event publicity. Remaining flexible, open minded, and ready to accept new tasks and additional responsibilities.

In order to qualify to become a Week of Welcome Leader, students must:

Maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA).

Attend training meetings in Spring semester. Be willing and able to come back to campus a week early in August.

Volunteer at a pre-determined number of events throughout the duration of Week of Welcome, including the Outdoor Movie, Block Party, and 49er New Year.

Be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student for the Fall Semester 2015. Be in good university standing.

Benefits of becoming a Week of Welcome Leader include:

Developing leadership and communication skills.

Receiving departmental and college recognition.

Obtaining recognition and gratitude from new students and parents/family members. Being exposed to numerous leadership positions throughout the University community.

Questions?  Contact Week of Welcome at the Office of New Student Services at 704-687-0341 or our WOW Leader Chair, Tony Harrison at