Admission Event Panelist

Primary Staff Contact: Carol Gadd-Marshall

Purpose of Position: The purpose of this position is to share college, career and professional experiences and advice with prospective students and their parents during Admission department sponsored events.


  • Sit on a panel of CSB and SJU alums (and in some cases students)
  • Share personal experiences about your CSB and SJU experience
  • Respond to prospective student or parent questions
  • Submit a report of volunteer activities with the admission department including time and mileage


  • Must be an alumna of CSB or an alumnus of SJU, or a current student at either institution
  • Major, profession, or experiences must align with the panel
  • Must have completed required CSB/SJU Admission training
  • Must have comfort speaking publicly to a diverse audience

Training Requirements:

  • Be current with college and university statistics (At A Glance, Demographic Profile of both institutions, Institutional History, Coordinate details)
  • Be generally familiar with the admission process (Application process and deadlines)
  • General knowledge of Financial Aid (merit-based aid and need based aid, FAFSA)
  • Maintain current awareness of frequently asked questions and supporting responses

Time Commitment:

  • 45-60 minutes for the panel
  • An additional 45-60 minutes if needed to meet and greet prospective students after the panel
  • Travel to and from the event
  • This is a one-year term and you will be asked to continue as a volunteer annually


  • Positive connection to CSB and SJU
  • Skill development in areas of public speaking, recruitment, and persuasion
  • Networking with other CSB and SJU alums