is a leadership program for new students attending Oakland University for the first time. You'll
get a " jump start" on your OU college experience with interactive team
building activities, networking opportunities with OU student leaders,
faculty and staff on how to get
involved on campus, and receive lots of valuable information about
campus programs and resources. And it's all FREE to participate.
Jump Start for First Year Students- Saturday, August 31 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Register Here!
- Jump Start for Transfer Students- Tuesday, September 3 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Register Here!
- Jump Start for Graduate Students- Thursday, September 3 from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Register Here!
2013 - 2014 Leadership Consultants
Leadership & Volunteer Center
Center for Student Activities (CSA)
Leadership Consultants (LC) gain leadership experience by serving as facilitators, mentors, and organizational consultants
for leadership and service opportunities. They collaborate with CSA to
develop new programs and resources, assess the needs of students on
campus, and work as a group in order to meet those needs. Consultants
also have the rare opportunity to be exposed to numerous campus
initiatives and potentially play a major role in helping them succeed. Next year consultants will have updated roles:
- Consultants will act as ambassadors to the CSA office
by facilitating and assisting in various programs hosted by the
Leadership and Volunteer Center as well as the Center for Student
Orientation, Leadership Boot Camp, Make a Difference Day, Grizz Tracks, International Night, OU Day of Service and much more!
- Consultants serve student organizations
by providing a third person and unbiased voice of guidance through
issues such as transitions, by communication, and other areas of
- Consultants present tailored workshops on
a variety of topics to students. These workshops may deal with issues
such as publicity, recruitment, service, teambuilding, and event
Application Deadline: Wednesday April 10th at NOON!
Explore the leader in you and build your resume by attending this four-part series.
All events will take place in Lake Superior Room A. Participants who attend all events will receive a leadership certification of completion!
To register for a specific section please click the associated hyperlink.
Looking for a great way to collaborate with your e-board while getting a chance to network with other OU leaders?
The Leadership and Volunteer Center will be hosting the E-Board Leadership Summit in March. More details to follow! This event will highlight effective communication techniques and team building initiatives for e-board members to utilize in their organization. Most importantly the E-Board Leadership Summit will provide you with an opportunity to network with other student organization e-board members. We hope that these new connections will help foster collaboration within student organizations to promote common initiatives and spread awareness!
by Thursday February 28th by 5pm