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Thank you for your interest in becoming a Streak Week Guide for the incoming class of 2028! 

During Streak Week, Streak Week Guides will help to make our first-year students’ transitions from home to JCU as smooth and enjoyable as possible by facilitating small group meetings and leading various activities.

Please note that the Streak Week Guide is a volunteer position, with students being able to move into their rooms early free of charge, receiving multiple t-shirts, and having their meals covered during training and Streak Week.  

Please read the rest of the information below carefully before you complete an application. It is essential that SWAT Leaders are available during the dates and times listed below, so please consider your summer schedule when applying. It is especially important that you are available during the week of August 12, 2024, as this week includes a very brief, mandatory Streak Week Guide training and Streak Week (fall orientation).

More specific information regarding dates and times will be sent to you during the summer. If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact Kyle O'Dell, Senior Director of Student Engagement, at Thanks again for your interest in being a Streak Week Guide - we really appreciate your commitment to our campus and your future classmates!

** Please note that Resident Assistants are not eligible to apply. 




  • Motivated, energetic, positive student who can positively represent JCU;
  • Enrolled full-time as a rising sophomore, junior, or senior;
  • Has spent a minimum of 2 semesters as a full-time student at JCU;
  • Available to work the week of August 12 on all mandatory dates;
  • Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA before starting the role;
  • Active engagement in student activities around campus; and
  • Excellent communication skills.



  • Attend and fully participate in a brief Streak Week Guide training on August 13; and
  • Be present at all designated Streak Week activities during the week of August 12, 2024.


  • Respond to all communications from your supervisor in an appropriate and timely fashion; 
  • Respond to all communications from your assigned students in an appropriate and timely fashion; and
  • Communicate professionally with incoming students as well as with JCU faculty and staff.


  • Attend a brief Streak Week Leader training August 13;
  • Attend Streak Week social events and activities from August 14 - 18;
  • Facilitate small group meetings for your assigned students;
  • Be available for your small group during breaks and free time periods;
  • Communicate updates and other information to your assigned students; and
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Student Engagement staff.


In exchange for your service, you would:

  • Be allowed to move-in to your residence hall room early (value of $20 per day);
  • Receive complimentary meals during training sessions and Streak Week before meal plans start; and
  • Receive three free t-shirts

**PLEASE NOTE that all Streak Week Guide applications are due by 11:59p on Wednesday, April 17.

Click here to access the 2024 SWAT Leader application!

Questions? Contact Kyle O'Dell, Ph.D., Senior Director of Student Engagement, at