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Student Ambassador Program

Are you looking to make a significant impact on campus while developing valuable skills and connections? Become a University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene Student Ambassador!

Top 10 Reasons to Become an Ambassador

  1. Play a pivotal role in promoting campus culture.
  2. Help shape the future of our college by assisting with recruitment efforts.
  3. Be a catalyst for student engagement and participation in campus events, clubs, and organizations.
  4. Help new students acclimate to campus life, connect with resources, and navigate their academic journey with confidence.
  5. Be a peer mentor and academic resource for fellow students.
  6. Serve as a vital link between students, faculty, and administration.
  7. Showcase the vibrant campus life and student achievements on social media platforms.
  8. Give back to the community through volunteer opportunities and service projects.
  9. Develop essential leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills through ambassador training programs and workshops.
  10. As a Student Ambassador, you'll embody the values, mission and spirit of our college. Serve as a positive and enthusiastic representative in all your interactions, inspiring others with your passion for our institution.

Join us as a University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene Student Ambassador and make a lasting impact on campus and beyond!

Program Description

University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene Student Ambassadors strive to create a dynamic and inclusive community. Ambassadors serve as a bridge between prospective students and enrollment while inspiring a sense of belonging and academic excellence among current students, ensuring that every student feels valued and supported on their educational journey.

Recruitment: Ambassadors plan and sponsor events and programs designed to meet the needs and interests of students at University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene. Ambassadors are recruited on a yearly or semester basis depending on capacity.

  • Candidates must have completed at least 12 credits while enrolled at University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene.
  • Candidates must be enrolled at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene at the time of application and plan to be enrolled full-time at the University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene for the next academic year.
  • Strongest candidates will be actively engaged in the University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene community.
  • Candidates must be comfortable communicating with the public.
  • Candidates should have a minimum 2.7 University of Idaho cumulative grade point average.

  • Academic strength: Students who can take on the ambassador responsibilities without affecting their academic standing.
  • Involvement in center activities: We are looking for students who are engaged in the university in some way and who demonstrate a desire to improve the recruitment and retention of students at University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene.
  • Ability to write well as evidenced by the application.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others.
  • Personality: The ability to connect with others. Not every ambassador has the same personality traits and strengths – and that’s okay!
  • Diversity: We are looking for representation across our academic majors, and we consider age/class, race/ethnicity/culture, transfer/high school, resident/non-resident backgrounds as well.

  • March 7 – Applications open
  • March 25 – Applications close
  • April 8 to 13 – Interviews
  • April 19 – Decisions
  • April/May – Four training sessions (Dates TBD)

Ambassador Responsibilities/Compensation

Student ambassadors work 60 hours per semester (4 hours per week) with a semester stipend of $750. Each ambassador will hold a minimum of 2 office hours in U of I space in the DeArmond building. Additional activities include but are not limited to recruitment and retention.

  • Scheduling and conducting class Presentations at NIC
  • UICDA Campus Tours
  • Staffing University of Idaho welcome desk in DeArmond on NIC campus
  • Marketing and social media takeover

  • Coordinating and implementing at least three events per semester (including but not limited to):
    • Semester Start
    • Recurring coffee hours, casual networking events
    • Mid-semester event
    • Holiday or end-of-semester party
  • Outreach to prospective and current students (in coordination with ambassador advisor)
  • Facilitating Student Advisory Group meetings and assisting with setting the agenda for meetings
  • Recruiting future ambassadors

Thank you for your interest in becoming a U of I Coeur d’Alene Student Ambassador!

University of Idaho

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272



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