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Freshmen Leadership Initiative Program (FLIP)

The Freshmen Leadership Initiative Program (FLIP) cultivates a strong foundation of servant leadership while fostering a passion for local and global impact. Find out more on our FLIP page.

Applications for FLIP 2023 have closed.

The Office of Student Engagement oversees a variety of exciting events and programs that help make MC an awesome place to attend college. Many of those events and programs would not be possible without outsanding leadership teams that make it all happen! 

Student Engagement oversees Orientation Leaders, the Welcome Week Crew, First Year Experience Team and Second Year Experience, as well as directors, chairs and members of various Campus Programming Board committees. 

Orientation Leaders

The Orientation team helps plan and execute summer Orientation sessions. Orientation Small Group Leaders (OLs) lead small groups that welcome new students into the MC community. Orientation Leaders Behind the Scenes (OLsBS) work on setting up, tearing down and making sure all of Orientation runs smoothly. 

Orientation Leaders must be available on the following days for 2023 Orientation sessions:

  • May 3-5
  • May 28-June 2
  • July 5-6
  • July 23-26

Applications for our 2023 Orientation Team have closed. 

Welcome Week Crew

The Welcome Week Crew helps plan and put on Welcome Week in August and Winter Welcome Week in January. The Crew comes up with event ideas as well as works hard putting on the events during both Welcome Weeks. The 2023 Welcome Week Crew will host August Welcome Week in 2023 and Winter Welcome Week in January 2024.

Applications for the 2023 Welcome Week Crew are open and will close on Friday, January 13th. Applicant interviews will take place the following week. An informational event will take place in January during the first week of spring semester classes (more details to come). 

Apply for Welcome Week Crew 2023

First Year Experience (FYE) Team

The FYE Team works on initiatives that are geared toward freshmen and first time transfer students on campus. Members of the FYE team connect with a small group of new students during the fall semester, host educational workshops throughout the year, and assist with other efforts to make first year students feel welcome on campus and boost retention of these students.

The Office of Student Engagement will recruit members of the 2023 First Year Experience Team during the fall 2022 semester.