The Owl Team

What is an Owl Team Leader?

Owl Team Leaders are Temple University’s summer orientation leaders.  Each year, approximately 32 Temple undergraduate students are selected to serve as Owl Team Leaders.

Interested in becoming an Owl Team Leader? Watch this video!

What do Owl Team Leaders do?

Owl Team Leaders with work University staff, new students, and each other to create a positive, welcoming, and inclusive atmosphere for new students and their family members during summer orientation programs and beyond.

Each Owl Team Leader works closely with small groups of new students to facilitate group activities and discussions to assist students in their transition to Temple University

In this position, Owl Team Leaders will learn and practice group facilitation and teamwork strategies, build interpersonal and intrapersonal competence, develop critical thinking skills, learn more about their own leadership style, and serve as positive role models and representatives of Temple University.

Owl Team Leaders are required to participate in a spring training course that occurs every Thursday afternoon from 3:30 – 4:50 in the spring semester. Owl Team Leaders are also required to work all summer orientation sessions in June, July, and August, and assist with other Office of Orientation and New Student Programs initiatives, including Parent and Family Weekend and other engagement opportunities for new students.


How do I Become an Owl Team leader?

If you are interested in becoming an Owl Team Leader please click on the 'Become an Owl Team Leader' link for more information.