OWL Leadership & Planning Team 2019

OWL Leadership & Planning Team 2019

AC Training

AC Training

OWL 2018 Leadership and Planning Team

OWL 2018 Leadership and Planning Team

  • OWL-AC Schedule OWL-AC Schedule


OWL Area Coordinator Info

Job Description

OWL Area Coordinators serve as mentors to OWL-Coordinators (OWL-C) who lead a small group of OWLs. Area Coordinators serve as presenters and facilitators during OWL-C and OWL Training, help problem solve during the program and Move-In, and serve on the OWL Leadership & Planning Team who plan and carry out logistics for the program. ACs arrive early to campus to undergo training before OWL-Cs arrive and oversee an area of campus. This is a volunteer undergraduate student leader position.

The Ohio State Welcome Leader (OWL) program provides opportunities for residence hall students who value leadership and helping others to participate in the residence hall move in process. We are looking for 8 student leaders to serve as Area Coordinators who are familiar with areas of campus. We are looking for individuals who have good communication, conflict resolution, and management skills. You do not have to have previous experience with OWL to apply. 

  • OWL Area Coordinators (AC) report to the OWL Co-Chairs and communicate with them often. 
  • Are assigned a specific area of campus to oversee during Move-In (and then led the student leaders within that area during the program and during Move-In.)
  • Act as a support and resource for OWL Coordinators throughout the program and Move-In. 
  • Assist with OWL-C training, Move-In procedures, and assist to answer questions.
  • Act as liaisons between OWL Planning Team and OWL-Coordinators/OWLs.


Dates of Appointment: Saturday August 12th – Saturday August 19, 2023

  • OWL Area Coordinators who will live off-campus will need to secure housing, as we do not provide temporary housing. 


Dates of Program (2024 dates will be determined in May 2024)

OWL Area Coordinator Training

Sunday, 8/13 - Monday, 8/14

Sun. 8/13 = AC Move-In from 8am - 1pm

Sun. 8/13 = AC Training from 2pm - 8pm

Mon. 8/14 = AC Training from 9:30am - 1:45pm


OWL-Coordinator Training

Sunday, 8/13 - Tuesday, 8/15

Sun. 8/13 = OWL-C Move-In from 9am-5pm 

Mon. 8/14 = OWL-C Training from 2:30pm - 8pm

Tues. 8/15 = OWL-C Training from 9:30am - 8pm 


OWL Program

Wednesday, 8/16 - Saturday, 8/19 
  • OWLs & OWL-Cs will be asked to sign up for a certain amount of Move-In shifts throughout this Move-In timeframe 

Wed. 8/16 = OWL-Cs to assist in the first day of Move-In as the OWLs all arrive on this day

Wed. 8/16 =  Evening = OWL Training from 6:30/7-9pm

Thurs. 8/17 - Sat. 8/18 = Move-In Shifts throughout the day for OWLs & OWL-Cs

Thurs. 8/17 Evening = OWL Hoot Fest - This is a large social event that will include inflatables, drinks, music, and more!

Fri. 8/18 Evening = TBD Flock Meet-Ups 


The OWL Area Coordinator application will open in late February 2024.

  • OWL Area Coordinator 
    • (Mon) 2/26 - App opens  
    • (Mon) 3/11 - App closes at 11:59pm 
    • (Wed) 3/20 - Notified about interview status  
    • (M-F) 3/25 – 3/29- Interviews from 9am-7pm on Zoom 
    • (Fri) 4/5 - Decisions made and emails sent to applicants 
    • (Tues) 4/9 - Confirm offer 
      • Application link will be on this webpage once the application opens