Leadership and Mentor Roles

Many student leadership positions are available across campus. Their responsibility is to provide resources and support for all students. All of the following positions begin the application process in early spring for the following summer or academic year.

Resident Assistants (RAs):

Resident Assistants (RAs) are student staff members who help facilitate positive learning communities in the residence halls. Every residence hall floor has at least one RA who is available to serve as a resource for residents, to offer individual assistance, and to promote community. For more information, please visit RA Web site.

Hawk Squad :

Hawk Squad are student who help orientation new students to the UW-Whitewater campus and serve as ambassadors for the University. These students are resources to both new students and family members regarding academic programs and expectations. They support summer programs and co-curricular opportunities that enhance student retention and success. For more information, please visit Hawk Squad Web site.

Peer Mentors:

Peer Mentors are on hand to help with move-in to the residence halls and help students get off to a good start. Early programs will include Convocation, campus tours, helping to find textbooks in Textbook Rental and more. Peer Mentors also plan activities based upon mentees' interests. Many Peer Mentors are linked to their groups through the New Student Seminar and help facilitate the class. For more information, please visit Peer Mentors Web site.

Campus Assistants (CAs):

UW-Whitewater Campus Assistants are a team of 10 student workers who devote a tremendous amount of their time helping future students learn what makes this campus measurably better. For more information, please contact Admissions at 262-472-1440.