UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
CAMPUS TOUR GUIDE
Campus Tour Guides are:
PAID!!!!! Hours typically range from 3‐10 a week! How many hours do you want?
Completely up to you!
Trained to know everything about URI! How many square feet is our campus? Where was
our first basketball court? You’ll find out!
Unbelievably skilled at walking backwards while pointing out our buildings!
Given amazing jackets to show off to prospective students…GO RHODY!
The cream of the crop when it comes to student leadership!
EXCELLENT representatives for URI!!
Campus Tour Guide Qualifications:
Successful academic performance (Minimum GPA of 2.5)
A positive attitude and a willingness to work with others
Excellent public speaking skills (Average tour size 35 visitors)
Engage your tour crowd with your personal knowledge of URI
Required to attend all training sessions (one in September and one in January, along with
workshops…all of which will get you PAID!)
PLEASE NOTE: Students who are planning to have a Resident Assistant position for the
academic year are not able to apply for this position.
$7.55 an hour for first year tour guides. Raises are given to returning tour guides.
Acquire leadership skills that can be applied in the real world, such as group facilitation and
Interact with people from all over the country interested about the university
Knowing that you’ve left an impact on potential students
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25TH
Completed applications are due in Newman Hall NO later than 4:00 PM
When you hand in your application, please sign up for an interview time slot at the front desk!
Interviews will be conducted from Monday, April 6th through Thursday, April 16th.
The list of selected students for the 2009‐2010 Campus Tour Guide positions will be available at the
Admission Office on Wednesday, April 22th at 8:30 a.m.
CAMPUS TOUR GUIDE
(Last) (First) (Middle I.)
STUDENT ID ____________________________ (9 digit number on Student ID card)
DATE OF BIRTH __________________ ______, 19______
__________________________________ ( ) _______‐_____________
E‐MAIL ADDRESS ____________________________________________________
MINOR(S) if applicable __________________________________________
CUMMULATIVE GPA _____.________
Have you ever changed your major? YES NO
If so, from what to what? _____________________________ to _____________________________
Circle the residential arrangements you have experienced:
Residence Hall Fraternity/Sorority Down‐The‐Line Family Home Other
Do you have Work Study? YES NO
Have you served as a Tour Guide before? YES NO
If so, where and when? ______________________________________________________________
Attach resume if necessary
PLACE ROLE/POSITION DATES
Are you Bilingual? YES NO
If so, in what language? _________________________________
Please list two references: Name, Place of Employment, Position & Phone Number
1. Faculty or other University of Rhode Island staff member
2. Former employer/supervisor
3. Were you referred to the program by a tour guide? YES NO
Tour Guide: ____________________
Please answer the following questions
1. What 3 words would a friend use to best describe you?
2. If your life was a quote, saying or song lyric, what would it be?
3. If you were on a desert island, what is one thing you would bring?
4. What is your least favorite thing about URI?
5. What is your favorite thing about URI?
On a typed separate sheet, please respond to the following essay:
1. What have been your most important experiences at the University of Rhode Island, and how
would that contribute to your effectiveness as a URI Tour Guide?
If selected as a 2009‐2010 Campus Tour Guide, please check here if you are interested in a position
as a summer 2009 Campus Tour Guide: _____