Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the Student Alumni Ambassadors.

Requirements. 
Candidates must:
  • Be able to commit to the interview schedule below.
  • Commit to the program for a minimum of one year (fall and spring semester).
  • Maintain a 3.0 (2.0 for Law) cumulative grade point average and must be enrolled in at least nine (9) credit hours for graduate students and twelve (12) credit hours for undergraduate students in the fall and spring semesters.
  • Be able to attend bi-monthly meetings, in addition to the fall retreat and other mandatory events.
  • Attain at least ten (10) points each month to remain in good standing. Typically, this consists of two events and two meetings.
  • Be in good standing with all university offices. 
  • Complete the assigned number of hours required to remain a member in good standing each semester.
  • Candidates must make a commitment to the mission of the university and the Student Alumni Ambassador program, and possess the following personal qualities: a strong desire to learn and practice good leadership skills, enthusiasm, responsibility, dependability, maturity, initiative, dedication and punctuality.

Benefits:

  • Interact with university alumni, administrators, faculty, staff, legislators and state officials.
  • Learn important interpersonal skills while gaining professional experiences.
  • Gain valuable information about Regent University and higher education events.
  • Meet and network with Regent officials and donors, as well as alumni, staff, administrators and community leaders.
  • Gain leadership experience by participating in retreats and networking opportunities with business and scholarly leaders for future professional and academic endeavors.
  • Free admission and reserved seating at select special events and programs.
  • Face time and an occasional lunch or dinner with university VIPs and guest speakers.
  • Official Student Ambassador polo, t-shirt, blazer and name badge.
  • Opportunity to participate and present at annual CASE ASAP Conference.
  • Other merit-based Student Ambassador apparel and prizes.

Important Dates

Thursday, August 22
Information Sessions available at 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. in ADM 218.  Light refreshments provided for those interested in hearing more about the program.  Each session will last approximately an hour.

Monday, August 26
Deadline for applications to be submitted via regentalumni.org/SAAap. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Tuesday, August 27
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. OR  5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Two-part group interview in the Fountain View Room at the Regent Ordinary. If you apply, you must attend one group interview of your choice. This interview will determine who will be asked to return for a personal interview.

Wednesday, August 28 - Friday, August 30
Personal interviews will be conducted according to time frames of the applicant's preference. SAA will do its best to accommodate student schedules, though first preference can not be guaranteed. Times to be determined.

Wednesday, September 4
Candidates will be notified of selection decisions via phone, email or in person.

Saturday, September 7
Mandatory training day on campus for all SAA members (lunch and dinner provided).

Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29
Mandatory orientation retreat. Off-campus retreat is required for all SAA members. Students who are unable to attend all or a portion of the retreat will be asked to resign their position with few exceptions.

For additional questions or information, contact the SAA Advisor, Christi Hamrick.