Stars Student Associate 2020-21 Application

Stars@Short/Denney Student Associates (SAs) are important leaders in The Stars Residential College (Stars@Short/Denney). SAs mentor entering first-year students, assist the Resident Master with academic programming, and work directly with Stars Faculty Associates as they connect inside- and outside-the-classroom activities for high impact learning. The position calls for a commitment to The Stars@Short/Denney’s mission & goals, a genuine interest in leadership, and an open mind for learning new things. Read our mission statement and then apply to join our team!

Applications for Stars Student Associates open on March 1st and are due by March 30th at 11:59 p.m.  Decisions will be announced on Monday, 6 April  2020 via email.

Please contact Mr. Carl Olds, your Stars @Short/Denney Resident Master, if you have any questions.

Stars Student Associate Application for 2020-21

  • Please list your official major/s and minor/s. Stars@Short/Denney Student Associates should be College of Fine Arts & Communication students in good standing.
  • Applicants for a Stars@Short/Denney Student Associate position should have a 2.75 GPA or higher.
  • Please outline in sufficient detail the Stars@Short/Denney curricular (Stars classes) and co-curricular (Stars programs) activities you participated in fall 2019 and spring 2020.
  • Your answer should be as detailed as possible. i.e. how might you help The Stars@Short/Denney community fulfill its mission?
  • What academic (or other!) challenge did you face in your first year at UCA? How did you meet this challenge? Who helped you get "back on track?"
  • Give the name, department, and email address of a faculty member you feel comfortable asking for a reference. NOTE: We will contact the faculty member. They do not need to write a recommendation at this time.
  • Check each to verify you are eligible to serve as a Stars@Short/Denney Student Associate.