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Transfer Orientation Leaders

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 Sophie Koff, 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 Monday and Wednesday from 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm during the Spring 2019 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 25 - January 27, 2019.

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 2019 orientation sessions are listed below:

April 13, 2018 July 10, 2019
May 20, 2019 July 31, 2019
May 21, 2019 Aug 1, 2019
May 30, 2019 Aug 2, 2019
May 31, 2019 Aug 7, 2019
June 21, 2019 Aug 12, 2019

June 22, 2019

Aug 15, 2019
July 8, 2019 Aug 16, 2019
July 9, 2019

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.