Thank you for your interest in applying to join the 2024-2025 Transition Leader Team!

Transition Leaders work closely with the Department of Student Transitions to create meaningful experiences that support the unique needs of students throughout their time at UGA.

Applications for the 2024-2025 Transition Leader Team will open on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 8:00 am and will close on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 11:59 pm.

We are excited to build a committed team of students (like you!) who are passionate about helping students navigate UGA and experience smooth transitions.

How to Apply

READ the position description to learn about what the Transition Leader role entails as well as the dates you will need to be available if selected for the role.

VISIT us at the Engagement Fair on January 23, 2024 from 7 pm to 10 pm.*

ATTEND the virtual information session on February 1, 2024 at 4 pm.*
Can't make it? A recording will be made available here following the session.

COMPLETE your application by Sunday, February 18, 2024 at 11:59 pm.

*Highly encouraged but not mandatory

Decisions for the 2024-2025 Transition Leader team will be sent via your UGA email by Friday, February 23.

Why Should You Apply to Be a Transition Leader?

Transition Leaders are a group of UGA students who have various backgrounds and perspectives. We are searching for passionate students like YOU who want to share their experiences and empower their peers to thrive at UGA. Here are some other reasons to consider becoming a Transition Leader...

Create events and activities that promote smooth transitions and a sense of belonging for all UGA students.

Cultivate friendships with fellow Transition Leaders and assist fellow students in finding their place on campus.

Make new connections within the UGA community and develop skills that are useful in the real world and job market.

Frequently Asked Questions

Any currently enrolled full-time UGA student in good academic standing and graduating Spring 2025 or later is eligible to apply, including freshmen/first years and transfer students!

You should plan to commit an average of 3 hours each week to this role. August and January are peak times for this role and may require additional hours. Please review the position description for mandatory dates and further details regarding the time commitment for this role.

Please keep in mind that being a Transition Leader is a commitment. Each of the required dates represents a key component of the Transition Leader role. However, exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis provided you communicate in advance and demonstrate effort in other areas of the role. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at transitions@uga.edu.

No, there will not be interviews for this position. Selections will be based on the quality of applicants’ responses to supplemental application questions. We encourage you to provide thoughtful and comprehensive responses in your application.

Please email us at transitions@uga.edu with any questions regarding the Transition Leader role and application.