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NSOP Crew Chief Application

We are currently accepting applications for NSOP crew chiefs. Please log-in using your UNI and password. All CC and SEAS students should be able to log into the system. The log-in is located in the upper right hand corner of this page. If you have any questions, please email the NSOP staff. Please note that if you are not selected to be a crew chief and still would like to be considered to be an orientation leader, you can select to do so in the application form. You do not need to submit an additional application for the orientation leader position. 

Please note that if you are an Resident Adviser; have a role in COÖP, ISOP, or CUE; or are an Under1Roof facilitator or consent facilitator, then you are unable to be a crew chief due to scheduling conflicts.

We do accept applications from students who are studying abroad during spring 2017. See the Study Abroad Application for the separate application process.

If you are a Barnard student, please see the Barnard crew chief information and application.

Important Dates and Expectations for crew chiefs:

  • Attend a group interview session on Tuesday, February, 14, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. as scheduled.
  • Attend an individual interview that will be scheduled between Tuesday, February, 21-Thursday, February 23, 2017.
  • Always maintain a positive attitude towards Columbia University and NSOP.
  • Respect and follow the directions of the NSOP committee and the NSOP staff.
  • Attend the NSOP Crew Chief Meet-and-Greet on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Attend the NSOP Study Break on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Move in early for fall training on Monday August 21, 2017 between 9:00 a.m. and noon.
  • Be available at all times for training and assignments throughout the duration of NSOP, which concludes on Monday, September 4, 2017. Schedules and assignments will not be available until move in. Although there will be free time, crew chiefs should expect to work every day of NSOP.
Applicant Information
Short Responses
Please keep your short answer responses to 250 words or less.
Schedule of Availablity for Interview
Interviews for the 2017 NSOP crew chief will be a two step process. First, candidates will be invited to participate in a group interview with other candidates. After the group interview, candidates may be invited to participate in an individual interview to meet directly with the NSOP staff. Please mark ALL the times you are available for a group interview on Tuesday, February 14, as well as for individual interviews from Tuesday, February 21- Thursday, February 23, 2017.
By clicking "Submit" I acknowledge that I am a currently enrolled undergraduate student in Columbia College or The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science in good community standing. I understand that I must remain in good community standing in order to be a crew chief. I agree that my academic and disciplinary status may be verified by the Berick Center for Student Advising and Student Conduct and Community Standards. I understand that Undergraduate Student Life will confirm my fulfillment of the Sexual Respect Initiative requirement. I understand that submitting this application takes the place of my legal signature, and I affirm that all the information contained herein is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge.

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