Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP)

Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP)

Put theory into action, test your communication and group work skills, and develop a deeper understanding of your personal leadership!

SLDP provides an immersive experience through the integration of competency-building seminars and group project-based learning.
Download our printable 
2017-18 SLDP information flyer

Enrollment for 2017-18 cohorts has closed; please check back at a later time for 2018-19 dates and information

Why Join?

  • Earn academic units (2 units, Pass/No Pass)
  • Build peer and mentor connections
  • Boost your resume and professional portfolio with demonstrated leadership skills
  • Develop intrapersonal competence, communication skills, your ability to work with others, your understanding of social justice, and your ability to facilitate group achievement

Program Structure

Duration of SLDP is two-quarters (Winter and Spring), not including the prerequisite of the six Leadership Essentials Workshops.

Group Project
conduct campus-focused group work
Topical Seminars
meet with cohort one evening per week
Weekly Assignments
read articles, watch videos, write reflections

2017-18 cohorts have started and registration is now closed.

For 2017-18, there are two cohorts: one meeting on Monday evenings and one meeting on Thursday evenings.

Enrollment Process

Enrollment is for the 2017-18 year was from Sept 25th - Nov 17th, 2017 and is now closed.  Please check back for 2018-19 cohort dates and announcements!

In the meantime, we encourage you to get started this year by attending our Leadership Essentials Workshop Series workshops, a prerequisite for SLDP.

  1. Complete and submit the SLDP pre-assessment form
  2. Select a cohort
  3. Complete the prerequisite Leadership Essentials Workshop Series (six workshops)
  4. CLL Staff will contact you to schedule a meeting to finalize your enrollment, after which you will be provided the CRN for IST 90

Past SLDS Group Projects

The Student Leadership Development Program is new for the 2017-18 academic year; prior to that, CLL offered the "Student Leadership Development Series."  While there are significant differences between the two, SLDS groups also conducted Group Projects similar to the projects SLDP groups will develop; click the link to learn more about past SLDS Group Projects!