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CLL Certificate Programs

Students showcasing their SLDP certificates
2017-18 students showcasing their SLDP certificates

Create your personal leadership journey and engage with other leaders!

Each certificate program has its own set of requirements and completion timeframe. Students who successfully complete program requirements are eligible for a certificate of completion which is signed by Chancellor Gary S. May and Dr. Carolyn Thomas, Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education.

  • Build peer and mentor connections
  • Boost resume and professional portfolio with demonstrated leadership
  • Prepare for seminars and reflect weekly with brief articles, videos and writing prompts
  • Earn 2 academic units (1 per quarter, pass/no pass)
  • Share your accomplishments through a final presentation
  • Celebrate at the Certificate Award Ceremony
  • Registration is open through November 15, 2019 (complete prerequisites by end of Fall Quarter)
  • Programs run January 7 through June 2, 2020 (2-quarter commitment)
Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP)
Diversity Leadership Development Program (DLDP)

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



Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of differences, and learn how to cultivate an inclusive environment in an organization or workplace!





  • How to Preparepencil
  • Complete ALL 6 prerequisite Leadership Essentials Workshop Series (LEWS). Meet with CLL staff for consultation.
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  • There are NO prerequisite to participate, but it is encouraged for students to attend LEWS workshops. Meet with CLL staff for consultation.
  • What you'll Learnlearn
  • Learn group work skills and understand your personal leadership.

    Topics you'll explore include: Personal contributions, planning, ethics, conflict management, group development, resiliency, service, feedback, inclusion, and collaboration.
  • What you'll Learnlearn
  • Engage in group dialogue and understand and appreciate differences.

    Topics you'll explore include: Inclusive leadership, personal identity, intersectionality, privilege, systemic oppression, allyship, conflict management, emotional self-control, humility, and self-care.

  • What to Expectseminar
  • Meet weekly with cohort in class sessions for one evening per week. Read articles, watch videos, write reflections.
  • What to Expectseminar
  • Meet weekly to participate in class sessions and sustained dialogue. Read articles, watch videos, and write reflections.
  • Apply what you've learnedapply leadership
  • Conduct a campus-focused group work.

    Check out more information about SLDP service projects: Past SLDP Student Projects
  • Apply what you've learnedapply leadership
  • Complete a relevant project or internship.

    Check out more information about DLDP community projects: Past DLDP Student Projects 
  • Plan your scheduletime
  • Winter Quarter and Spring Quarter: Tuesdays 6:10 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Plan your scheduletime
  • Winter Quarter and Spring Quarter: Tuesdays 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
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