Join LEAD

The LEAD program trains UVU students to become leaders within their communities by approaching leadership development as more than simply management. LEAD is a certificate program that focuses on four key areas of personal development: LEARN, ENGAGE, ACQUIRE, DISCOVER. Students can choose to do a one- or two-year distinction track based on their needs and goals. 

Campus Groups 

Student Development & Involvement uses a software called Campus Groups group to track all involvement in stundent life. The LEAD Program is using this software to track all involvement in the LEAD Program. To login into Campus Groups you will use your UVU ID and UVU login.  

Campus Groups

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Applications Open for Fall 2024

 

Team Leader Application

LEAD Program Application

Why LEAD?

  • Leadership Certificate
  • Leadership Cords
  • Leadership Distinction on Transcript - A good way to make yourself stand out on Grad School applications, CVs, and Resume's
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Industry Mentor
  • Peer Leadership
  • Gallup StrengthsFinder and Effective Goal Setting
    Learn More About Gallup
  • Certified Peer Educator Training through NASPA - A good way to make yourself stand out on Grad School applications, CVs, and Resume's
    Learn More About CPE Training 
  • Involvement on Campus
  • FAMILY- We're a LEAD Family on campus where you will meet life long friends, mentors, and maybe even your future forever

Learn

Information Interviews- In addition to meeting with a mentor, students interview professionals within their field of study. Interviews enable students to network and understand how leadership is applied in their specific discipline.

Engage

Leadership Hours- LEAD Program serve for 50 hours of highly customized leadership development. Student participants will apply the LEAD Program’s principles as they work, serve, volunteer, coordinate, support and much more.

Acquire

Concept Cultivators- To gain a knowledge of leadership styles, LEAD students can attend lectures, workshops, seminars, read books and more in order see what they learn from the program being put into practice in the real world.

Coursework- LEAD students also complete several leadership courses which teach an academic concept of leadership. These classes include a student leadership development course, an engaged learning course, Principles of Leadership, and over 70 electives.

Discover

Strengths Finder Assessment- When beginning the program, each LEAD student participates in a self- and peer-assessment process which identifies his or her strengths and opportunities for growth. LEAD Students will be working with their specific strengths for all 2years of the program

Reflections- Each month, LEAD Program students will write a reflection which allows them to think back on and synthesize what they have learned from concept cultivators, mentor meetings, and applying their StrengthsFinder goals towards their customized leadership experience.

 

 

 

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Semester 1

  • 3 Mentor Meetings
  • 1 Information Interview
  • 50 Hours of Leadership
  • 6 Concept Cultivators
  • 1 Leadership Course
  • Strengths Finder Assessment

Semester 2

  • 3 Mentor Meetings
  • 1 Information Interview
  • 50 Hours of Leadership
  • 6 Concept Cultivators
  • 1 Leadership Course
  • Monthly StrengthsFinder Goals

Semester 3

  • 3 Mentor Meetings
  • 1 Information Interview
  • 50 Hours of Leadership
  • 6 Hours of Concept Cultivators
  • 1 Leadership Course
  • Monthly StrengthFinder Goals

Semester 4

  • 3 Mentor Meetings
  • 1 Information Interview
  • 50 Hours of Leadership
  • 6 Hours of Theory
  • 1 Leadership Course
  • Monthly StrengthsFinder Goals

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To make an Appt. email Natalie directly or schedule through this link: https://uvu.campusgroups.com/meetings/2380273/30

Team Leaders

Team Leaders serve as peer to peer mentors for students working towards their distinction. Team Leaders check in regularly to provide support, answer questions, and help students as needed. Team Leaders report directly to the program coordinator within the Department of Student Leadership and Involvement.

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Team Leader Roster for 2023-2024

Team Leader Scholarship

Value = $1200 Fall Semester
                  $1200 Spring Semester 

  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Be enrolled and successfully pass 12 credit hours per semester
  • Have prior experience in the LEAD Program
  • Attend Utah Leadership Acadamy May 15-17, 2024
  • Attend Team Leader Retreat June 7-8, 2024
  • Attend Team Lead Program Kick-Off August 10, 2024
  • Attend Lead Program Kick-Off August 26, 2024
  • Attend ALL SLI Leadership Lectures from 6-8pm in Center Stage

                     September 25, 2024

                     November 20, 2024

                     February 5, 2025

                     April 16, 2025

  • Attend Team Leader Office Hours Mondays from 1-4pm
  • Priority is given to UVU Students who are pursuing their first Bachelor's level degree

Students with experience in the LEAD Program may apply to be Team Leaders. Team Leaders are eligible for a $1200 scholarship for the Fall Semester and a $1200 scholarship for the Spring Semester. Team Leaders agree to a full academic year of service when they accept their position as a Team Leader. Team Leaders work with other LEAD Program students to help them progress during their time in the program at UVU.