What is U100?
University 100 (U100) is the student ambassador organization for Syracuse University. U100 students represent the University’s diverse backgrounds and majors and interact with guests and visitors. Personable leaders who are deeply involved in campus life, ambassadors share their pride and energy with people visiting the University for the first time.
Join if you are open to new experiences, friends, and connections. You’ll also develop professional skills, from public speaking as a campus tour guide to networking by attending official University functions. You will greet families at open houses for prospective students, marshal the Homecoming Parade, and represent the student body at alumni, trustee, and Chancellor events.
History of U100
In recognition of the impact Syracuse University students have in the recruitment of new students, the Office of Admissions established the University 100 in 1985. Since that time, the student volunteer group has been involved in assisting the Office of Admissions as well as other University offices and administrators, and occasionally visiting dignitaries.
University 100 is named to recognize its role and honorary stature within the University. And as the name suggests, there are approximately 100 students in the organization annually who reflect the diversity of the University. U100 members represent each college and many geographic and ethnic backgrounds.
Charter members of the University 100 were selected through nominations provided by the academic deans. Currently, members are selected in a more competitive manner. Interested students must submit an application, and, if chosen, interview to be selected for the organization. Members must possess the following qualities: strong academic record, extracurricular involvement, leadership skills, maturity, people skills, and an enthusiasm for Syracuse University.