Who is Eligible to Apply?

Any Northwest University student returning for the 2018-2019 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 have passed fall 2017 Spiritual Life Credit and continue to pass while in leadership. 
  • 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, Multicultural 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 7th by 5pm
  • ASNU mandatory meeting: February 12th
  • Res Life group interviews: February 13th and 14th
  • M.O.S.A.I.C. mandatory meeting: February 16th
  • Interviews: February 12th-23rd
  • ASNU election chapel: February 21st
  • Decision letters sent via email: March 8th
  • New hire spring leadership retreat: March 23rd-24th

Application Checklist

  • Carefully read over the Job Descriptions for the position(s) for which you are applying.
  • Complete and submit an application (and supplemental applications for each area you are applying for) by February 7th 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.
  • Distribute reference forms and ask them to be submitted on or before February 7th at 5pm.
  • Sign up for an individual interview for each position for which you are applying. You will receive an email after the application deadline on how to do this. 
  • Sign up for a group interview session if you are applying for a Residence Life position.

Student Leadership Application