Sign up for a First-Year Summer Experience! 

Want to start your Elon experience before you arrive on campus in August? Consider signing up for a First-Year Summer Experience. First-Year Summer Experience (FSE) programs are designed to help incoming students feel confident and prepared as they enroll at Elon. The Center for Leadership partners with Campus Recreation for the Adventures in Leadership FSE. Click here to learn more!


Sign up for LEAD Workshops! 

Spring semester is in full swing and that means you can sign up for LEAD Program workshops.Check the weekly email or E-net for a full listing of workshops. You can sign up for any workshop by clicking here:


Calling all Center for Leadership Alumni!

Are you an alumni of the Center for Leadership? We would love to include your story on our website! Please email and tell us about what you are up to personally and professionally. Take some time to check out our website.


Discover Leadership On The Challenge Course

The Challenge Course offers a variety low ropes courses and high ropes courses to Elon 101 classes, Greek organizations, club sports teams, new organizational members, student organizations, and off-campus groups. Interested in overcoming obstacles, building leadership skills, and challenging yourself and others?  The Challenge Course will take your organization to new heights.


Join The LEAD Program!

Are you interested in developing your potential as a leader? Consider joining the LEAD Program! The LEAD Program is a three tier self-paced program that helps student to learn about their leadership style, learn how to lead a diverse group of people, and how to apply their knowledge in the greater community. Click Here to learn more!


Featured Program Of The Month: Intersect

SAVE THE DATE! The Intersect: Diversity and Leadership Conference is scheduled for November 13-14, 2015. Put the date on your calendar now! We look forward to seeing you in the fall. Click here to learn more about the conference.



Our Purpose

Elon students will graduate with a greater leadership self-efficacy, the desire and ability to work collaboratively within diverse communities of people, as well as have the confidence and competence to put innovative ideas into action for positive change.

News and Events

Cara McFadden, Ryan Bennett ’16 named to NIRSA leadership positions

An Elon University assistant professor, and a junior sport and event management major, will have prominent roles in the collegiate recreational sports organization, particularly with issues relating to its April 2016 conference held in Kissimmee, Florida.

Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Thailand

Christine Fortner, an elementary education major from Virginia, travels to Southeast Asia after graduation to help others learn English as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.

Award-Winning Orientation Head Staff Makes Impression at Regional Conference

The leadership team for New Student Orientation were recognized for excellence at the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) Region VI conference.

Inside Higher Ed column praises Elon student life programs

An article on March 13, 2015, by Kevin Kruger, president of NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, cited the university for programs that build student leadership skills and promote an ethos of service.

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