Responsibilities

All undergraduate departmental representatives have the following responsibilities, in addition to other duties mutually decided upon with their department or program chair:

  • Serve as a friendly, helpful resource and representative for fellow majors and minors and potential majors and minors. Let majors/minors know you are available to answer advising questions.
  • Elicit feedback from students about concerns and ideas and provide that feedback to the department/program chair, undergraduate advising head, and faculty.
  • Attend a portion of one department or program meeting to discuss undergraduate issues, if desired by your department/program chair.
  • Work in collaboration to execute at least two programs or initiatives each semester. These initiatives can include providing peer advising/mentoring, organizing an alumni career panel, an internship panel, participating in a faculty search for your majors, etc.
  • Prepare a year-end report of accomplishments and work-in-progress to share with incoming UDRs.
  • Participate in ongoing assessments of UDR activities.