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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Beth Roller

Beth Roller
Assistant Director
Leadership Programs
Student Union (SU) 2.4


Students gain an in-depth understanding of the five components of the Leadership Challenge curriculum and articulate the value of these themes in their own leadership style.

  • Model the way
  • Inspire a shared vision
  • Challenge the process
  • Enable others to act
  • Encourage the heart
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StrengthsQuest training is available for departments, student organizations, faculty and individuals.


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Leadership Retreat

Leadership Retreat is a weekend event held during the spring. It is 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.

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Leaders Meet

Leaders Meet is a leadership development conference held during 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.


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 2016