North Texas Forty Application for Consideration of Membership

******APPLICATION IS DUE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012 AT 4PM: Please return application to the NT40 box in the Student Activities Center (Union room 320) or e-mail completed application to fortyrecruitment@gmail.com Requirements for Membership:

-Must be enrolled at UNT for at least one semester prior to selection. -Have a minimum of 60 undergraduate hours at the beginning of the fall semester in which membership begins. -A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 from UNT. -Be or have been a member of at least two other registered student organizations and must currently be in at least one other registered student organization. -Have been involved in one registered organization holding a leadership position. -If meets neither of these qualifications, write an essay describing why you believe you are deserving of membership. -If the student is a graduate student, he/she must have attended UNT as an undergraduate, or have enrolled at the University one semester prior with a cumulative UNT GPA of 3.0 prior to the selection.

Upon completion of this application for the North Texas Forty Student Foundation (NT40), please be aware of the following commitments:

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Membership in NT40 requires a minimum of two semesters. Three semesters is required in order to receive a graduation stole. General body meetings will be held at 8pm on every other Sunday. All meetings are mandatory. Members are required to sit with NT40 during designated mandatory football games (Fall semester) Members are required to attend designated mandatory Alumni Association events. The primary focus of NT40 is to promote the student-to-alumni life cycle while exemplifying campus and community leadership. All members must work two 1 ½ hour shifts at the Alumni Pavilion tailgate throughout the fall semester. These shifts occur before the 5 UNT home football games. Only 6-8 members may sign up for each shift. Shifts are designated on a first come, first serve basis. Members will be required to serve on at least ONE internal committee in NT40. Each member shall exhibit leadership, character, and qualities appropriate for representing UNT and NT40 in a consistent, willing, and positive manner.

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Important Dates for Applicants: Applications due: Friday, September 21, 2012: Please return application to the NT40 box in the Student Activities Center (Union room 320) or e-mail completed application to fortyrecruitment@gmail.com Interviews: September 24, September 25, or September 26 Note: Please bring your Recommendation Forms at the time of interview, if you did not turn them in with your application. Please indicate four times you are available for an interview between the hours of 8a.m. and 5p.m., in one-hour intervals (ex: 3pm-4pm) on these dates. NT40 will then be in contact with you in order to set up an interview time.

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Announcement of new members: Friday, September 27 & Saturday, September 28

The following serves as a list of dates in which you will need to be available if selected for membership. Please keep these dates and times free. These dates are subject to change:

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Sunday, September 30 @ 6pm-9pm: New Member Retreat/Induction and General body meeting Saturday, October 6 @ TBA: All For NT/NT For All Saturday, November 3 @ TBA: Make a Difference Day (Encouraged but not required) Sunday night meetings, every other Sunday at 8 p.m. in the Business Leadership Building

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“The mission of North Texas Forty Student Foundation is to provide leadership and networking opportunities, to connect our present and future alumni, and to promote pride within the UNT community.” (Please TYPE or PRINT legibly in blue or black ink) Expected Graduation Date: ______________________ Contact Information: Last Name: _______________________________ First Name: _____________________________________ Preferred Name: ________________________ T-Shirt Size: ___________ Polo Size: _______________ Cell Phone Number: ________________________ E-mail: _________________________________________ Grade Point Average: In order to be considered for membership, applicant must be JUNIOR or SENIOR (completed sixty semester hours by the beginning of Fall 2012) and have a CUMULATIVE GPA of 2.8 or higher. By signing below, applicant releases permission to NT40 executive members and advisors to retrieve grades from university records. Total Hours Completed by End of Semester: __________ Cumulative GPA: _________ ID#: ___________________________ Signature: ______________________________________________ Date:_________________ Organizational Requirements: In order to be considered for membership, you must apply to ONE of the following (please check which one applies):  I have been a member of at least two registered student organizations and am currently in at least one other registered student organization.  I have been involved in one registered organization- holding a leadership position.  I do not meet any of these qualifications (please see the "Interest Questions" part of the application below). Please list your organizations below (feel free to attach additional pages if needed): Organization #1 Organization Name: _____________________________________ Office Held (if any): __________________________________________ Advisor Name: ____________________________________________ Advisor E-mail:_______________________________________________ Organization #2 Organization Name: _____________________________________ Office Held (if any): __________________________________________ Advisor Name: ___________________________________________ Advisor E-mail: ________________________________________________

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Interest Questions: ALL APPLICANTS MUST ANSWER THE FIRST QUESTION. QUESTION 1: Please attach a typed paragraph explaining: Why do you want to be a part of NT40? How committed will you be to the success of the organization? How can you be an asset to NT40? What time constraints do you have this semester? QUESTION TWO IS FOR APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS. QUESTION 2: If you do not meet the eligibility requirement for organizational involvement, please attach a paragraph explaining: why you don't meet the requirement, what leadership qualities you possess, what sets you apart from someone who does meet the requirement, and any past leadership experiences that may qualify you for membership (please include names and contact information for individuals who can vouch for these experiences). This should be completed in addition to the interest question above. Recommendation Forms: Please see the attached recommendation forms (2) that should be filled out by an advisor, professor, UNT faculty, or staff member explaining your commitment to projects and activities. These forms can be turned into the Student Activities Center with the application, or if you are selected for an interview, then you may turn it in at that time. I, _______________________________________________________(print name), understand and, if chosen, will adhere to the commitment involved in being a member of the North Texas Forty Student Foundation. By submitting this application to NT40, I pledge to honor these commitments, and I acknowledge the consequences of failing to do so will result in probation or expulsion. X_________________________________________________________________
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If you have any questions please contact: Ri’chard Caldwell North Texas Forty Recruitment Chair (210)-204-9721 fortyrecruitment@gmail.com

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Applicant: Please provide your Name, Student ID #, and email in the spaces below, before your recommender receives this form. Thank you. Name___________________________________________________ Student ID # _____________________________

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North Texas Forty Student Foundation: Recommendation Form Student Activities Center: Please place in NT40 Box. Evaluator's Name _______________________________________ To the person individual this recommendation: Thank you for taking time to assist the North Texas Forty Foundation by evaluating the applicant named above. The purpose of this organization is to serve in promoting the pride, spirit, and positive image of the University of North Texas, actively work on special events that directly affects administrators, students, and/or alumni of our university, serve as representatives of student leadership, not only on campus, but in the community and to serve as the student ambassadors for the NT Alumni Association. We value your judgment and your evaluation of the applicant in areas pertaining to the above listed purposes. This form is for your convenience, so feel free to leave your own personal comments in the space provided. Since the application for acceptance into the North Texas Forty Student Foundation is not complete until this form has been received, we request that the form be given your prompt attention. We do realize; however, your busy schedule and effort involved in completing this form. NT40 would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to evaluate your experience with the applicant. When you have completed this form, you have two options: o You can place it an envelope, and sign your name across the seal, and  Give it to the applicant, or  Take it to the Student Activities Center, Suite 320 o Email/Scan the document to fortyrecruitment@gmail.com from your UNT email account and have the option to use an electronic signature (Type your name and date at the end of the form) How long have you known the applicant? Phone Number _________________________________

In what capacity do you know the applicant?

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Name_______________________________________________________ Student ID # ___________________________________ Please rate the applicant to the best of your ability: Personal Characteristics (Check all that apply):           Accepting Aggressive Ambitious Caring Charismatic Confident Cooperative Creative Dependable Dedicated           Enthusiastic Ethical Extrovert Friendly Honest Immature Impatient Insightful Introvert Mature          Motivated Open-minded Organized Punctual Quiet Responsive Sincere Team Player _______________

Abilities: Please use the following scale to assess the skills below: 5 = Strongly Agree 4 = Agree 3 = Neither 2 = Disagree 1 = Strongly Disagree 0 = N/A _____ Ability to manage time and complete tasks. _____ Promotes the prides and spirit of UNT. _____ Takes a personal responsibility for mistakes. _____ Demonstrates leadership and commitment to activities. _____ Appreciation of diversity and an inclusive atmosphere. What characteristics, abilities, and/or qualities lead you to believe the applicant would be a valuable asset to NT40? (You may attach a separate page if more room is needed)

Evaluator's Signature: _______________________________________________________

Date: ___________________

Applicant:

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Please provide your Name, Student ID #, and email in the spaces below, before your recommender receives this form. Thank you. Name___________________________________________________ Student ID # _____________________________

Email_____________________________________________________________________________

North Texas Forty Student Foundation: Recommendation Form Student Activities Center: Please place in NT40 Box. Evaluator's Name _______________________________________ To the person individual this recommendation: Thank you for taking time to assist the North Texas Forty Foundation by evaluating the applicant named above. The purpose of this organization is to serve in promoting the pride, spirit, and positive image of the University of North Texas, actively work on special events that directly affects administrators, students, and/or alumni of our university, serve as representatives of student leadership, not only on campus, but in the community and to serve as the student ambassadors for the NT Alumni Association. We value your judgment and your evaluation of the applicant in areas pertaining to the above listed purposes. This form is for your convenience, so feel free to leave your own personal comments in the space provided. Since the application for acceptance into the North Texas Forty Student Foundation is not complete until this form has been received, we request that the form be given your prompt attention. We do realize; however, your busy schedule and effort involved in completing this form. NT40 would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to evaluate your experience with the applicant. When you have completed this form, you have two options: o You can place it an envelope, and sign your name across the seal, and  Give it to the applicant, or  Take it to the Student Activities Center, Suite 320 o Email/Scan the document to fortyrecruitment@gmail.com from your UNT email account and have the option to use an electronic signature (Type your name and date at the end of the form) How long have you known the applicant? Phone Number _________________________________

In what capacity do you know the applicant?

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Name_______________________________________________________ Student ID # ___________________________________ Please rate the applicant to the best of your ability: Personal Characteristics (Check all that apply):           Accepting Aggressive Ambitious Caring Charismatic Confident Cooperative Creative Dependable Dedicated           Enthusiastic Ethical Extrovert Friendly Honest Immature Impatient Insightful Introvert Mature          Motivated Open-minded Organized Punctual Quiet Responsive Sincere Team Player _______________

Abilities: Please use the following scale to assess the skills below: 5 = Strongly Agree 4 = Agree 3 = Neither 2 = Disagree 1 = Strongly Disagree 0 = N/A _____ Ability to manage time and complete tasks. _____ Promotes the prides and spirit of UNT. _____ Takes a personal responsibility for mistakes. _____ Demonstrates leadership and commitment to activities. _____ Appreciation of diversity and an inclusive atmosphere. What characteristics, abilities, and/or qualities lead you to believe the applicant would be a valuable asset to NT40? (You may attach a separate page if more room is needed)

Evaluator's Signature: _______________________________________________________

Date: ___________________

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