Student Leadership Programs

Leadership Awards

Student Leadership Programs at UT Dallas are designed to work with students' busy schedules and offer effective leadership training. Our goal is to purposefully create, facilitate and foster leadership learning opportunities and experiences for all UT Dallas students.


Exploratory Leader Certificate

Student Leaders

The Exploratory Leader Certificate offers students the opportunity to gain basic leadership knowledge, develop leadership skills and explore on-campus and community involvement opportunities. By completing the Exploratory Leadership program, you will gain a certificate of completion. Learn more →

Engaged Leader Certificate

Student Leadership Awards

The Engaged Leader Certificate is designed for students who are ready to put their leadership skills into practice once they've completed the Exploratory Leader Certificate. Students in the Engaged Leader Certificate program will learn more about their leadership potential by continuing to be involved on campus and in the greater DFW community. Learn more →


L.E.A.D. Workshops

L.E.A.D. workshops are a series of interactive workshops designed to encourage students to develop their personal leadership skills. All workshops are free and open to all currently enrolled UT Dallas students.

Please stop by the Student Engagement Suite (SU 2.4) and speak with the assistant director of Student Leadership Programs today!

Leadership Conferences

Leadership Challenge

Leadership Challenge is a weekend leadership retreat designed to encourage emerging student leaders to participate in activities and exercises that will help them learn from each other while growing as people and leaders. Contact Annie Benjamin at for more information.

Register for Leadership Challenge at OrgSync →

Leaders Meet

Leaders Meet occurs in the spring. It is designed to encourage student leaders to collaborate and develop their individual leadership skills, as well as strengthen their campus community network.

Updated: January 24, 2014