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Leadership Positions & Committees

If you want to take your college experience up to the next level, consider applying for one of the leadership opportunities available at John Muir College!  You'll gain valuable experience and have a great time working with fellow Muirons!

House Advisor (HA)

House Advisors develop residential communities within the Residence Halls and Apartments of John Muir College.  HA's help create a living-learning community that is respectful, fun, safe, and conducive for out-of-classroom learning. HAs possess and develop leadership, counseling, and confrontation management skills. HAs are compensated with Room & Board on the JMC campus.

Questions? Contact the Residential Life Office!

Orientation Program Opportunties

John Muir College recruits ethusiastic and eager students to serve in various positions to provide new, incoming students and their families with a worthwhile experience during the New Student Orientation Programs.  Often serving as a new student's first point of contact, our Orientation Interns, Orientation Leaders, and Orientation Assistants lay the foundation for student success and welcome new students and their families to the John Muir College community while gaining valuable leadership skills.  For more information on how to get involved with the Orientation Program, please click HERE.

Muir College Center Assistants

The Middle of Muir employs thirty students each year to run the Muir College Center (MOM Market, Coffee Shop, back office). MOMers and Muiristas assist in all aspects of the operation, including advising on new programs, events, and services. Interviews and selection occurs in Spring Quarter, with training and start of service the following Fall. Applications post to UCSD's Handshake website when available. Contact the Muir College Center Director, Justin Glover, for more information.

College Committees

From the campus-wide Triton day, to our annual week-long celebration of our founder, John Muir, Muir College's committees work to plan many events and activities throughout the year.  Take a look at our current committees below and find out how to get involved!


Celebrating Muir College Week/Muirstock Committee

Get down to your roots and be part of the Celebrating Muir Colllege Week/Muirstock committee!  Help plan a series of activities in celebration of Muir College that culminates with Muir's annual music festival, Muirstock. Muirstock is an all-day concert held every spring.  Members of the committee secure funding, select bands, set up day-time activities, and run the show.  Past bands have included: Lit, the Aquabats, Yellowcard, Sugarcult, Rooney, Finch, Sherwood, Clara C., and Lady Danville. The joint committee will begin meeting Fall quarter. For more information, contact

Senior Squad Committee

The Senior Squad hosts a series of events in honor of graduating Muir College students, including annual traditions like the Senior Toast and Senior Trip to Disneyland. Help plan an amazing sendoff for Muir's graduating students. For more information, contact

Commencement Committee

Get involved in the planning of this year's graduation and sign up to be on John Muir's Commencement Committee!  This is a great opportunity to help make graduation a meaningful event and have a voice in recommending a student speaker. The Commencement Committee will begin meeting during the Winter quarterTo get involved or to request more information, please email the Muir Deans Office.

Welcome Week Committee

Welcome Week may be the most memorable experiences of your college career and Muir's Welcome Week committee is responsible for planning every aspect of it. From selecting an Unolympics theme to choosing the nightly entertainment, the Welcome Week Committee makes it all happen! Meetings start during the Winter quarter. For more information, contact

Leadership Awards

Muir College has a proud tradition of recognizing the achievements or our student leaders through a variety of awards bestowed yearly at our leadership reception.  More information can be found here!