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Time Commitments

Transfer Orientation Leaders are required to be available for ALL of the events listed below.
*Some exceptions can be made. If you have a conflict with the times for training sessions, please talk with Dantrayl Smith, Assistant Director of Transfer Services, at 817-272-9131 to see if you are still eligible.

Training Sessions

TOLs will receive intensive training on everything that they need to know about UTA that would be of interest to an incoming transfer student. Training will be held every Wednesday from 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm during the Spring 2018 term.

*Please be sure your class schedule will not conflict with these training hours

Training Retreat

TOLs will participate in a 2-day weekend training retreat designed to build teamwork and leadership skills and to help TOLs develop an understanding of their roles. This retreat will occur January 26 - January 27, 2018.

Orientation Sessions/Typical Workday

TOLs are required to work all of the orientation sessions for transfer students. A typical orientation workday starts at 7 a.m. for check-in setup and lasts until between 5-6 p.m. when advising and registration is completed. During the semester, TOLs are relieved from duty to attend classes but must return right after their class is over. The schedule for the 2018 orientation sessions are listed below:

April 13, 2018 July 11, 2018
May 21, 2018 Aug 1, 2018
May 22, 2018 Aug 2, 2018
May 31, 2018 Aug 3, 2018
June 1, 2018 Aug 8, 2018
June 22, 2018 Aug 13, 2018

June 23, 2018

Aug 16, 2017
July 9, 2018 Aug 17, 2017
July 10, 2018

Mid-Summer Retreats

It is encourage that all TOLs attend three one-day retreats during the summer. The retreats will be designed to build teamwork and trust among the staff, refresh the TOLs on orientation duties, and complete any office work to prepare for orientation sessions. The dates of the retreats will be available once selected to the team.