Student Involvement

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Spring 2021 Program Requirements

Emerging Leaders participants must complete the following program requirements throughout the semester-long program and meet deadlines. Dates and more details will be available in the coming weeks. Please contact our team with any questions.

Submit the Emerging Leaders Application

Application is not currently available. Check back after December 10.

 Deadline: January 25, 2021

Attend a Leadership Weekend

All participants are required to attend one Leadership Weekend.  The retreat serves as an orientation session, allowing you to understand how to successfully complete the program.

You will meet other students, participate in activities, and dive deep into leadership discussions, resulting in a better understanding of who you are as an individual leader.  

 January 29 & 30

Attend the Pacific Northwest Student Leadership Conference

Leadership 101

 March 6

Attend 7 Workshops

These workshops are designed around the first three C's of the social change model: consciousness of self, congruence, and commitment. You will learn more about yourself and your leadership values, as well as how to be most successful in school and campus life at WSU. Specific topics include communication, delegation, time management, financial well being, exploring values, happiness and cultural competency.


Take part in 2 events on campus

What 2 events can you attend? Any event associated with WSU. Some examples are Club Meetings, Foley Institute Talks, Resident Hall Events, Green Dot Seminars, Common Reading Lectures, Academic Seminars, etc. There are many more options on campus (online) that are not included in this list. For each event you attend, you will need to fill out a reflection form and submit it to your coordinators.


Submit a Graduation Application

This is the easy part. Be sure to apply for your leadership certificate before the deadline.