Ambassador Program Stages

Stage 1: OMS-I, OMS-II, OMS-III, or OMS-IV

Stage 1 Ambassadors have the following responsibilities:

  1. Support prospective student interview tours on Mondays, Tuesdays, and/or Fridays from noon-12:30 p.m. Ambassadors must be able to provide a minimum of four tours per academic year. The tours can be divided per semester if the student so chooses.
  2. Attend prospective student interview luncheons on Mondays, Tuesdays, and/or Fridays at 12:30 p.m. Ambassadors must be able to attend a minimum of four luncheons per academic year. Luncheons can be divided per semester if the student so chooses.
  3. Attend weekly lectures. Attendance will be randomly checked. Excused absences will be considered on an individual basis. If it appears that an ambassador has an issue with regular class attendance, then the Office of Student Services has the right to dismiss the ambassador from the program.
  4. Participate in orientation week activities as assigned by the Office of Student Services.
  5. Participate in graduation week activities as assigned by the Office of Student Services.
  6. Participate in beta testing of software or programs established by LUCOM when applicable or other areas as assigned by the Office of Student Services.

Participation in Stage 1 will be documented in the student-doctor’s file and Dean’s letter. The student-doctor will receive a certificate of achievement and lapel pin for the completion of the stage.

Stage 2: OMS-II, OMS-III, or OMS-IV

Stage 2 Ambassadors must have completed the previous stage of the program before they are eligible to participate in this stage.

Stage 2 Ambassadors have the following responsibilities:

  1. Support prospective student interview tours on Mondays, Tuesdays, and/or Fridays from noon-12:30 p.m. Ambassadors must be able to provide a minimum of four tours per academic year. The tours can be divided per semester if the student so chooses.
  2. Attend prospective student interview luncheons on Mondays, Tuesdays, and/or Fridays at 12:30 p.m. Ambassadors must be able to attend a minimum of four luncheons per academic year. Luncheons can be divided per semester if the student so chooses.
  3. Attend weekly lectures. Attendance will be randomly checked. Excused absences will be considered on an individual basis. If it appears that an ambassador has an issue with regular class attendance, then the Office of Student Services has the right to dismiss the ambassador from the program.
  4. Support and participate in recruitment and public relations events within the community.
  5. Ambassadors must be able to attend a minimum of two community recruitment or public relations events per academic year. The events can be divided per semester if the student-doctor so chooses. Recruitment and public relations events in the community are defined as any structured events where the student-doctor is representing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine in such a way that is designed to create interest and support of the college.
  6. Participate in graduation week activities as assigned by the Office of Student Services.
  7. Participate in beta test of software or programs established by LUCOM when applicable or other areas as assigned by the Office of Student Services.

Participation in Stage 2 will be documented in the student-doctor’s file and Dean’s letter. The student-doctor will receive a certificate of achievement and lapel pin for the completion of the stage.

Stage 3: OMS-III or OMS-IV

Stage 3 Ambassadors must have completed each of the previous stages of the program before they are eligible to participate in this stage.

Stage 3 Ambassadors have the following responsibilities:

  1. Ambassadors must be able to attend a minimum of 2 community recruitment or public relations events per academic year. The events can be divided per semester if the student-doctor so chooses. Recruitment and public relations events in the community are defined as any structured events where the student is representing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine in such a way that is designed to create interest and support of the school.
  2. Ambassadors must be able to attend a minimum of 1 recruitment and public relationship events at an approved professional conference per academic year.
  3. Participate in beta test of software or programs established by LUCOM when applicable or other areas as assigned by the Office of Student Services.

Participation in Stage 3 will be documented in the student-doctor’s file, the Dean’s Letter, and a written LOR from the Office of Admissions and Student Services. In addition, the student-doctor will receive a certificate of achievement and Lapel pin for the completion of the stage.

Stage 4: OMS-IV or Alumni

Stage 4 Ambassadors must have completed the previous stages of the program before they are eligible to participate in this stage.

Stage 4 Ambassadors have the following responsibilities:

  1. Recruitment events at conferences or in the community. Ambassadors must be able to attend a minimum of 2 conference recruitment or community recruitment events per academic year. Recruitment and public relations events in the community or at conferences are defined as any structured events where the student is representing Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine in such a way that is designed to create interest and support of the college.
  2. Speaking events at LUCOM or Liberty University main campus. Ambassadors must be able to attend and act as an exhibitor or speaker at one LUCOM or Liberty University event. LUCOM events may include, but are not limited to: health fair(s), specialized presentations, open house, club day, etc.
  3. Participate in beta test of software or programs established by LUCOM when applicable or other areas as assigned by the Office of Student Services.

Participation in Stage 4 will be documented in the student doctor's file, the Dean’s Letter, and a written LOR from the Office of Admissions and Student Services. In addition, these ambassadors will receive a certificate of achievement for completion of the stage, a medallion for graduation, and special recognition in graduation program and publications.