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Elon University Omicron Delta Kappa Application
year the Elon University Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa inducts into membership those
juniors and seniors who meet the academic requirement (top 35% of their class), who have been in residence at least one semester, and who have
exhibited outstanding leadership within the University community. Important
factors include participation in more than one area of campus activity as
well as evidence of leadership and accomplishment. A committee composed of
the ODK faculty advisor, the faculty secretary, and the ODK student officers meet for the selection process. Selection is based on the information
provided by the applicant in the self-nomination process.
the Student Nomination Form in detail and submit your application to Rex A
Waters in the Center for Leadership, 224
Moseley Center, or campus box 2990. Applications are due no later than Thursday, October 15, 2009. Late applications will not be reviewed. New members will be “tapped” through November 11-20, and the induction ceremony will be on Sunday, February 8, 2009. Sponsor Forms are due no later than Thursday, October 15, 2009.
Student Nomination Form for Omicron Delta Kappa
I. Student Information
Local Address (campus
Expected Date of
Faculty / Staff
Attach a list, in outline form, of your involvement at Elon University. List all
organizations and activities in which you have been active, including dates.
List all offices held and duties performed, including dates. Indicate what
you regard as your accomplishments within these organizations. Use the
categories below to structure your outline.
A. Campus clubs and organizations (cultural, entertainment, departmental, Greeks, honor/academic, media, student publications, religious, service,
campus government, special interest)
B. Community involvement (volunteer activities through
Elon Volunteers!, a campus organization, a service learning course)
C. Multicultural experiences
D. Health, fitness, and recreation
(intercollegiate sports, intramurals)
E. Artistic development
(performing arts, Lyceum Committee)
F. Awards and honors (academic,
athletic, leadership, civic)
III. On another separate page, submit a typed essay of no more than 200 words in which you indicate what you feel have been your most important contributions to the life of Elon University.
a faculty or staff member to serve as your advisor. You should ask a
faculty or staff member to write a note of recommendation. This advisor
should be someone who can speak about your involvement and leadership within
the campus community. Submit the attached Omicron Delta Kappa Advisor Form to the faculty or staff member that you have asked to be your
advisor. Recommendation requests to faculty/staff should be made early.
advisors should submit letters of recommendation directly to Rex A Waters in
the Center for Leadership, 224 Moseley Center,
or to campus box 2990, no later than Thursday, October 15, 2009.
Please note, your nomination form should be typed. Involvement lists should be concise and in outline form. No handwritten forms or involvement lists in paragraph form will be accepted.