Patriot Leaders


Thanks for your interest in applying to be a 2021 Patriot Leader! The Patriot Leader position is a leadership development experience like no other offered at George Mason University. Learn more about the Patriot Leader Job Description. Have specific questions before applying? Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or please contact Joseph Deluna, Assistant Director of Orientation and New Student Programs at

The 2021 Patriot Leader Application is closed.

Selection Timeline:

September 30 Application Opens at 9:00am
October 30Applications Due at 9:00am
October 2-October 30Attend ONE Patriot Leader Informational Meeting (REQUIRED)

Friday, October 2 (11:00am-12:00pm)
Tuesday, October 6 (1:30-2:30pm)
Wednesday, October 14 (3:00-4:00pm)
Thursday, October 22 (2:00-3:00pm)
Monday, October 26 (10:00-11:00am)
Friday, October 30 (1:00-2:00pm)

All the meetings will be hosted on Zoom. You will find the links to the meetings on the application form. These meetings are REQUIRED.
October 30Individual Interview invitations emailed
November 4-6Individual Interviews are conducted for those offered
November 16-18Individual Interviews are conducted for those offered
November 30-December 3Hiring Decision letters emailed
December 4Patriot Leader Welcome Event
January 22, 2021First Patriot Leader Spring Training Course (UNIV 331 - required)