A group of grinning students in Orientation Team t-shirts sit on the front stairs and railings of Reynolds Club.

Student Life

Orientation Team

The Orientation Team (O-Team) is a group of current students that assist in the facilitation and implementation of Orientation Programming through the College. These students play an integral role in the welcoming and transition of the first-year student population by serving as a role model, ambassador, and support system throughout Pre-OrientationOrientation, and transition to College life

O-Team Roles

Join the 2021 O-Team

Looking for a fun way to give back to UChicago and get involved with incoming students? Consider joining the 2021 Orientation Team! Applications for Orientation Leaders, UCMP Peer Mentors, and Transfer Student Directors will open on February 1 in Winter Quarter.

Applications must be submitted through the O-Team portal, and a resume and one recommendation is required.


Interested in becoming a House O-Aide? Applications open during the spring quarter. Speak with your Resident Head or email Housing and Residence Life at housing@uchicago.edu for more information.