LeadUF Participant Information
Interested in being a participant for LeadUF 2020? Complete this short interest form here.
Applications are currently CLOSED but will open again in soon for Spring 2020.
See below for FAQ
LeadUF is comprised of two one-day retreats and 4 meetings throughout the semester. Fall 2019 Schedule coming soon!
Fall 2018 Schedule:
Kick-off retreat- September 22/23, Camp Weed, Live Oak, FL
Meeting 1: Inclusive Leadership - Thursday, September 27th – 2:30 - 4:30 pm (on campus)
Meeting 2: Conflict Management/Communication - Thursday, October 4th – 2:30 - 4:30 pm (on campus)
Meeting 3: Resiliency - Thursday, October 11th- 2:30 - 4:30 pm (on campus)
Meeting 4: Leadership in Action - Thursday, October 18th- 2:30 - 4:30 pm (on campus)
Closing retreat - Saturday, October 20th- all day, Lake Wauburg, Gainesville, FL
*Meet with your leadership coach at least once during the semester
A $25 fee is required to offset costs for facility rentals, materials and food cost throughout the semester. Payment is required to complete registration.
A limited number of needs-based scholarships are available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
LeadUF is a foundational leadership experience where students will learn about, reflect on and develop their personal leadership framework. LeadUF is based on the understanding that leadership is a life-long journey developed by our experiences and engagement in the community and world.
Participants will attend an overnight retreat at Camp Weed, 4 group meetings, and a closing day-long retreat. Participants will be part of small groups and paired with a Leadership Coach who will serve as a mentor throughout LeadUF.
Registration is closed, application will open in Summer 2019.
"I enjoyed the people and the atmosphere of motivation and acceptance. The activities were engaging and kept people focused."
" I went to LeadUF with no expectations in mind and it ended up being one of the most truthful experiences I've had UF. Everyone there was genuine with their intentions and just wanted to grow together. I learned so much about myself and my peers, I feel very grateful for taking a chance on this great opportunity."
" LeadUF got me thinking about ways that I can be a better leader or just a better person in my community."
"The leadership coach meeting offered you to create a deeper connection with a leadership coach as well as reflect on your growth as a leader."
" So many stories were shared and everyone managed to open up about their lives, it was awesome to see such a large diverse group of people together sharing the same values."
"I really enjoyed my leadership coach meeting. I feel like they were really able to help me create goals and plans to achieve those goals. They were very personable and I look forward to staying connected to them."