Ambassadors of Change (AOC) Program
Serving to Learn - Learning to
Lead - Leading to Serve
August 18-23, 2014
Ambassadors of Change (AOC) is an interactive, pre-orientation
program which focuses on service to the community and leadership
skill development. Incoming first-year Butler students will be
introduced to the campus and local community through dynamic
service opportunities and entertaining activities during the
- Daily volunteering at local agencies
- Reflecting on the meaning of service
- Social interactions with classmates
- Small group service project presentation
- Interacting with Butler student leaders
- Getting to know the city of Indianapolis
Cost of the 2013 program was $260 per person and the
cost of the 2014 program will be evaluated and posted as soon as
possible. The fee includes all meals, transportation and
costs throughout the program. We do recommend that participants
have extra spending money for evening activities. The PuLSE Office
is able to waive participant fees for five (5) students.
To be considered, you must qualify for a Pell Grant and/or an
Indiana State Grant.
Participation in the 2014 Ambassadors of Change program is
limited to 66 students.
Registration for 2014 will open May 31st and close June
Selection of participants is based on the answers on the
application. If accepted into the program, you will be contacted
via email. Payment of $260 must be received within 1 week of
acceptance email receipt. If payment is not received, your space
will be given to someone on the waitlist.
Students who are not initially accepted will be placed on a
waitlist. In the event that someone decides not to participate in
the program, the selection committee will contact students on the
Participants will have be assigned to a small group led by two
returning student leaders. Activities during the week will
vary between small group and large group involvement.
Participation in all program activities is expected.
Students in the AOC program will not be able to join other
programs, practices, or meetings during the AOC week (evenings
Contact the Programs for Leadership and Service Education
(PuLSE) Office at (317) 940-9262 or via to