International Orientation Volunteers

Each year, The University of Texas at Austin and Texas Global welcome over a thousand international students to the Longhorn community. The International Orientation Volunteer (IOV) Program provides UT students the opportunity to get involved in International Orientation activities and provide a welcoming environment for new Longhorns. Both international and domestic students are invited to participate.

Why Volunteer?

  • Gain leadership experience
  • Design your own creative programs
  • Share your knowledge and expertise with new students
  • Make new friends from around the world
  • Strengthen the international student community


  • Must have been a UT student for at least one semester prior to Spring 2024
  • Must be enrolled/plan to enroll in Spring 2024
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 2 orientation activities that will take place Jan. 8-14


This is an unpaid, volunteer position. Volunteers who fulfill their commitments will receive a signed Certificate of Completion from Texas Global that certifies your participation in the program. Additionally, a signed letter of appreciation from Texas Global will be provided and may be used for future volunteer and internship applications.

How to Apply

Applications now open! 

Apply to be a Volunteer

Application Deadline

Friday, Dec. 1, 2023

I applied to be a volunteer. What's next?

Expect to receive a response by Dec. 4, 2023