Student Leadership Development Program

SLDP Thursday Cohort

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

The Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP) provides an immersive experience through the integration of competency-building seminars and group project-based learning.

Why Join?

  • Earn academic units (2 units, Pass/No Pass)
  • Build peer and mentor connections
  • Boost your resume and professional portfolio with demonstrated leadership
  • 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 (LEWS). 


Group Project

conduct campus-focused group work

Topical Seminars

meet with cohort one evening per week

Weekly Assignments

read articles, watch videos, write reflections


2018-2019 Schedule

There will be two cohorts: one meeting weekly on Mondays and one on Thursdays
Group project work is scheduled independently

Monday Cohort:

  • Winter Seminars: January 7th - March 11th, 5:10-7:00 pm
  • Spring Seminars: April 4th - May 16th, 5:10-7:00 pm

Thursday Cohort:

  • Winter Seminars: January 10th - March 14th, 6:10-8:00 pm
  • Spring Seminars: April 4th - May 16th, 6:10-8:00 pm

Final Presentations: May 23rd, 4:10-8:00 pm
Certificate Award Ceremony: May 31st, 4:10-6:00 pm

Enrollment Process

Enrollment for 2018-19 has closed.  Check back in the future for information about the 2019-2020 program.

  1. Complete and submit the SLDP Registration Form (available here when registration is open)

  2. Select a cohort
  3. Complete the prerequisite (six workshops)

  4. CLL Staff will contact you to schedule a meeting to finalize your enrollment, after which you will be provided the CRN (course registration is optional).