Student Leadership Programs


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.

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Annie Benjamin
Assistant Director of Student Life Programs
Student Union (SU) 2.4

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Exploratory Leader Certificate

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 »

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Engaged Leader Certificate

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 »


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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. Contact or follow us on Facebook to learn more about upcoming workshops.


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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. Register at OrgSync.

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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. The next Leaders Meet will be on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Location TBA.


Student Leadership Awards

Each year, leadership awards are given to students and organizations that have made outstanding contributions. The awards are intended to recognize and honor students’ hard work and pay tribute to their achievement on campus and in the community. Learn more »

Student Leadership Awards 2015