Orientation week is a blast for first year students, but it's even more fun for leaders. If you had fun during orientation week last year, have ideas on how to improve math orientation, or want to help next year's frosh get to know the campus, then you should sign up to be a leader. There are many ways to get involved in Math Orientation 2006:
Leader—Frosh leaders spend the majority of frosh week interacting directly with the frosh. They get to participate in most of the events that the frosh do.
IceBreaker—Icebreakers run the events during frosh week, and spend more time working behind the scenes than leaders. They also get some perks that leaders don't, such as bribes during the Scavenger Hunt.
Tie Guard—Are you protective? Enjoy camping? Having an uncontrollable urge to stay up for no reason? Then consider being tie guard. You can stay up with frosh during orientation week and guard the tie (this position is considered for upper year students only).
Co-ordinators—Co-ordinators are in charge of one specific aspect of Orientation week. If there's one thing you're really passionate about, whether it's planning events or smooth-talking sponsors, then consider co-ordinating it. When they aren't needed for their specific aspect of the week, co-ordinators spend most of their time as either a leader or icebreaker.
Teamsters—Like driving? A lot? Teamsters drive a van during the week,
making deliveries and emergency runs for supplies. It's a lot of fun, but
you have to be at least 22 years old and you require a valid G license.
Applications for all of these positions are now available outside the MathSoc office (MC 3038) and can be returned to the same location. Once you've submitted an application, be sure to sign up for an interview. The sign-up sheet is on the Orientation office door (MC 3048).
Tim Loach, Brad Matsugu, Romesh Paul, Janet Sung
Math Orientation Directors 2006