University Ambassadors

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About University Ambassadors

University Ambassadors — Ohio State tour guides — are passionate about Ohio State, articulate, fun and dedicated to recruiting the best and brightest Buckeyes.

Our University Ambassadors are students who have had experiences on and off campus that can be shared as stories for prospective students and their families. Our core values as Ambassadors are:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Empathy
  • Inclusivity
  • Honesty


  • Lead campus tours for prospective high school students and their families
  • Lead campus tours for school group field trips, community organizations and early college outreach groups
  • Represent the university in other capacities, such as serving on student panels
  • Assist with administrative work within Undergraduate Admissions


Aside from the lifelong skill of walking backwards, here are some perks of the role:

  • $13.50 an hour
  • Priority scheduling
  • Networking opportunities
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Transferrable skills (e.g. public speaking, time management, problem-solving)
  • Passionate, hardworking co-workers
  • Chance to connect with diverse groups of potential future Buckeyes