Student Leadership Selection 2021-2022

Who is Eligible to Apply?

Any Northwest University student returning for the 2020-2021 academic year is eligible to apply if he/she meets ALL of the following criteria:

  • You must be committed to Christ and the mission of Northwest University.
  • You must have passed Fall 2020 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.
  • A Cumulative AND Fall GPA of 2.5 or greater is required
  • You have completed at least one semester at Northwest University prior to applying.     

If you do not meet all of the above requirements, please see Appeals (below) for more information. 

Important Dates

  • Leadership Preview Night: January 21st, 8:00pm
  • Applications due: February 9th by 5:00pm
    • Applications with Appeals due: February 2nd by 5:00pm
  • ASNU mandatory meeting: February 10th 
  • Res Life group interviews: February 16th and 17th
  • Individual Interviews: February 15th – 26th
  • ASNU election chapel: February 24th
  • Decision letters sent via email: Thursday, March 11th
  • New hire spring leadership retreat: April 17th

Application Checklist

  1. Carefully read over the Job Descriptions (see below)  for the positions(s) you are applying for.  
  2. Complete your Student Leadership Application Form HERE by February 9th at 5:00pm. Please note that you should fill out questions regarding every area for which you are interested in.  To help you prepare before filling out the online application, we have included a list of all of the short-answer questions HERE for you. 

  3. Reach out to your references, and share the Reference Form for them to fill out by February 9th at 5:00pm. These must include References from: (a) Your current RA  (b) A NU Faculty/Staff Member (not someone from Student Development or Campus Ministries) and (c) a Current or Previous Supervisor. Returning students do not need to collect reference forms.


We know that every student has a different story and experience and so we want to provide you an opportunity to appeal in order to apply to be a student leader. You may submit a written appeal by completing the applicable questions below along with your completed Student Leadership Application Form , if you are currently:

  1. On probation (full citizenship or provisional), OR
  2. Have a GPA below 2.5 (cumulative OR fall semester 2020), OR
  3. If you have failed to pass the fall 2020 spiritual life credit requirement

Your Student Leadership Appeal along with a completed Student Leadership Application is due by Tuesday, February 2nd at 5:00pm.

Job Descriptions


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