CLAWS: Commuter Lounge Associates to Welcome Students

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COMMUTER LOUNGE ASSOCIATE TO WELCOME STUDENTS

BLACK BEAR CLAWS FOR FALL 2019

 Black Bear CLAWS (Commuter Lounge Associates to Welcome Students) will assist  Commuter and Nontraditional Student Programs  staff during the  New Student Commuter  Welcome Day  Thursday August 29, 2019. This welcome day is designed for new students who will be living off campus including traditional first year (recent high school grad) students,  transfer students, nontraditional students and new veteran students.  New  Student-Commuter  Welcome Day will give new students who are living off campus their own Fall welcome day to take care of last minutes tasks and learn from other experienced commuters about being a student at UMaine.

 

Remember when you were new to UMaine?

Think of all you have learned

Since you were a new UMaine student,

Volunteer to join BLACK BEAR CLAWS

 

Commuter and Non Traditional Student Programs (CNTSP) is looking for returning commuters to be CLAWS for the New Student Commuter Welcome Day on August 29, 2019. CLAWS will be assigned a small group of either new First Year/ Transfer, 18-23 year old commuters, new nontraditional commuters or new veteran student commuters to be their guide for the day. Responsibilities will include generally answering questions as well as leading discussion groups and campus tours. CLAWS are encouraged to stay in touch with the new commuters they welcome and be available occasionally to answer questions and suggest other UMaine resources.

Requirements:

  • Have lived in off-campus housing for at least two semesters and planning to do so for fall 2019.
  • Have successfully completed at least two semesters at UMaine.
  • Be approachable and willing to share your experiences as an UMaine commuter.
  • Appropriately represent the University of Maine and Commuter and Non Traditional Student Programs.
  •  May be asked to attend  one  short  CLAW information session  in April/May  ( to be scheduled).
  • Available on August 29 , 2019 7AM-5PM to assist in the  New Student Commuter Welcome Day for new students who will commute to UMaine.

 

Every volunteer CLAW will receive a free  Commuter Club t-shirt and a free lunch on Thursday August 29, 2019. But most important you’ll get to feel good about helping a new commuter student feel welcome at UMaine!

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