Who is Eligible to Apply?

Any Northwest University student returning for the 2017-2018 academic year is eligible to apply if he/she meets the following criteria:

  • You must be committed to Christ and the mission of Northwest University.
  • You must be passing Spiritual Life Credit.
  • You must be in good standing the with university and comply with Community Life Standards.
  • You must be able to demonstrate the ability to succeed academically. A 2.50 GPA or greater is required.
  • It is preferred that you have completed at least one semester at Northwest University prior to applying.

* If you do not meet one or more of these criteria, please reach out to one of the departments involved in the selection [Campus Ministries, Community Life, Residence Life].

How Are Leaders Selected?

Applicants must complete and submit an application (including any supplemental applications and references). Each applicant can schedule an individual interview with the department they are applying for.

For those applying to be in Residence Life, applicants will also need to participate in one of the group interview sessions.

Important Dates

  • Applications due: February 8th by 5pm
  • ASNU mandatory meeting: February 13th
  • ASNU election chapel: February 22nd
  • SAB interviews: February 13th – 24th
  • Res Life Group interviews: February 14th and 15th  
  • Res Life Individual interviews: February 16th – 24th
  • Campus Ministries interviews: February 21st – 24th
  • Decision letters sent via email: March 8th

Application Checklist

  • Complete and submit an application (and supplemental applications) by February 8th at 5pm.
    • To fill out the application (or reference):
      1. 1. Download the document to your desktop.
      2. 2. Then fill out the document (fillable PDF using Adobe).
      3. 3. Save it on your desktop.
      4. 4. Email completed application (or reference) to studentleadership@northwestu.edu. Printed applications will not be accepted, they must be emailed.
  • Carefully read over the Job Descriptions for the position(s) for which you are applying.
  • Distribute reference forms and ask them to be submitted on or before February 8th at 5pm.
  • Be on the lookout for an email asking you to sign up for an individual and/or group interview for each position for which you are applying.

Student Leadership Application