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Illinois State Faculty/Staff Members: Nominate a Preview Guide

Preview, Illinois State's summer orientation program, welcomes over 3,000 first-year students and their guests to the University each summer and introduces them to their new campus community during June and July. We are looking to hire exemplary students to serve as representatives of Illinois State University during Preview. We would appreciate your help recruiting these qualified students.

Below you will see Preview Guide responsibilities, as well as attributes we believe to be desirable in successful Preview Guides.

Preview Guides have three main responsibilities during Preview

  • Serve as a responsible representative of the University and its communities
  • Be responsible for a group of approximately 20-30 incoming freshmen during each Preview session
  • Promote meaningful interactions with incoming students and their family members and guests in attendance.

Qualities Inherent in past Preview Guides

  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Initiative / autonomy
  • Self-motivation and self-confidence
  • Responsibility
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to address diverse groups of people
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership
  • Flexibility
  • Discretion / good judgement
  • Creativity

Please complete the nomination form below. Should you have any questions, please call Preview at (309) 438-8486 or email. Nominated students will be sent a Preview Guide application along with notification of their nomination.

Nominee Information

Student's Email


Nominator Information

Your Full Name
Department Office Address
Relationship to Student:

Illinois State University

University College
Normal, Il 61790-4060
Phone: (309) 438-8486

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