Orientation Leader Scholarship Program

Learn valuable leadership skills in the New Student Orientation Leadership Program

Thank you for your interest in the New Student Orientation Leadership Program. We are no longer accepting applications for the Fall program. However, we are recruiting for the Spring 2021 term. Orientation Leaders for Spring will work during orientations offered in October, November, December and January welcoming and preparing new students who will begin classes in the Spring 2021 term.

Be a New Student Orientation Leader

  • Gain valuable leadership skills. 
  • Earn a scholarship toward your next term at CNM.  
  • Build community with students and have some fun!
  • The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 8, 2020 (or until vacant spots are filled). 

Eligibility Requirements 

We're looking for students who are enthusiastic, approachable, dependable and love CNM! To qualify as an Orientation Leader, you must: 

  • Have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher. 
  • Have completed at least 12 credit hours at CNM, and be planning to return to CNM for the spring 2021 term and plan to take at least 6 credit hours during the spring term.
  • Commit to work the minimum number of required sessions leading to the spring term.  
  • Complete mandatory training which may be offered in-person or online depending on COVID-19 updates. Training must be completed by October 9, 2020.
  • Not be on a consortium agreement with another school. 
  • Complete a FAFSA application for 2020-2021 academic year (if you have a social security number).

Note for Dual Credit Students:

  • Dual Credit students who are graduating from high school in May 2020 are welcome to apply for the Spring 2021 term Orientation Leader Program as long as they meet the eligibility requirements listed above. 

Student Employees

If you are currently a student employee at CNM and would like to apply as a New Student Orientation Leader, check with your supervisor. It may be possible to do both. 

Spring 2021 Session Dates

Tuesday, October 13; 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friday, October 16; 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, October 21; 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Monday, October 26; 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 12; 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, November 24; 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friday, December 4; 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 16; 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Monday, January 4; 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 6; 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Friday, January 8; 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Email or call (505) 224-3352.