Freshman Leadership Community

students seated in a circle with books and laptopsThis community, housed in Kincannon Hall, offers freshmen the opportunity to expand their leadership knowledge and find their place as a leader on our campus. Students with leadership experience and potential can continue that development in a community of like-minded students and upper-class mentors.

Sign up to be part of the Leadership Community

If you believe this opportunity is the right fit for you, take a few minutes to fill out the interest form.

Freshman Leadership Interest Form

The deadline to apply is February 28th. Students selected for the Freshman Leadership Community will be notified by mid-March. Housing assignments for the Freshman Leadership Community will be made by April 1st. Please know that this Freshman Leadership Community is on a first come-first served basis.


Requirements of Leadership Community Members after acceptance

Students in the Leadership living-learning community will participate for their freshman year will and will:

  • Take part in special Blues Week programming.
  • Enroll in a leadership seminar course for credit (LDR 101)
    • 1 hour academic credit course focused on your leadership style and development
    • Meet on Wednesdays from 3:30 pm-4:20 pm
  • Receive involvement coaching from the Student Life team and become involved in university life by participating in campus programming and student organizations
  • Support each other by living and studying together in Kincannon Hall
  • Be supported by professional mentors, focused on elevating your experience