What is a Student Ambassador?
Student Ambassadors are currently enrolled as students who represent WSU Tri-Cities at large. They act as the voices of WSU Tri-Cities, corresponding with prospective students and parents, alumni, and community members. Student Ambassadors work together to build on our University’s outstanding reputation and to bring future Cougars to the Tri-Cities campus.
What do Student Ambassadors do?
Student Ambassadors are responsible for easing prospective students’ transitions into WSU Tri-Cities. Ambassadors do this by answering questions and by drawing from personal experience – giving the new student an insider’s look into WSU Tri-Cities.
What are the benefits of being a Student Ambassador?
- Partial tuition waiver (based upon number of credits enrolled)
- Development of leadership, public speaking, and presentation skills
- Experience working with campus staff, administration, faculty, prospective students, parents and community members.
- Leadership experience for your résumé
What are the time and availability commitments of a Student Ambassador?
Student Ambassadors must be able to serve during the Fall or Spring semester and be available to work to complete 90 hours within the semester; able to work some evening and weekend hours; and able to travel to regional schools and local events. Students may reapply each semester.
What are the qualifications to become a Student Ambassador?
- Currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours at WSU Tri-Cities with a 2.5 GPA or higher
- Effective communication skills (including presentations and public speaking)
- Demonstrated leadership skills
- Have a valid Washington State driver’s license
- Shall not be on disciplinary action as defined by the Washington State University Standards of Conduct for Students
- Not enrolled in greater than 15 credits