Organization Development for Student Organizations

The Organization Development Directors exist so that organizations can thrive and be essential to the
Elon Community. Student leaders are very busy, so the Org. Development Directors do the work for
you. Packets containing information about Retention, Communication, and others, are available upon
request, and online versions will be coming soon! Whether your organization is functioning smoothly or
struggling, they can help you. Please do not hesitate to set up an appointment to discuss any concerns
or to just get to know them.

Upcoming Events!

We are currently planning events for Fall 2014/ Spring 2015! Below are some tentative dates. Please check back soon for more information. 

Walk In Hours: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 12-2:00pm! Come with questions or concerns about anything related to student organizations!

President's Dinner- September 9, 2014 in Lakeside Hall. Click here for a powerpoint of resources

Leadership for Lunch- September 30th at 12:30 in Moseley 215

Advisor Workshops- September 18th at 10:30 in Ward Octagon

Spring Dinner and Meeting- Date coming soon!

Customized Workshops: Request a workshop that meets your organization's needs by completing an online request form!

The Center for Leadership is prepared to provide customize workshops in the following areas:

  • Effective Meetings: Planning/Delegating
  • Transitioning Leadership: Passing on leadership positions in your organization effectively
  • Organizational Structure: Creating a framework for leadership in your organization
  • Recruitment & Retention: Sustaining loyal organization members
  • Team Building: Group dynamics, enhancing team performance
  • Event Planning: Organizing large or small events
  • Conflict Resolution: Civility, ethics & balances
  • Goal Setting: Making them attainable and accomplishing those goals
  • Communication: Effectively communicating to all members of your organization


Motivating Your Orgaization

Providing Feedback


Recruitment and RetentionEncouragement

 Marketing Your Organization

Activities for Exec & General Body Meetings

Icebreakers for Meeting/RetreatsOnline SWOT AnalysisRetreat Locations

Movie Discussion Questions

SGA Organization Council

Student organizations are divided into clusters based on their mission (i.e. service, academic, honor, athletics, etc). Each cluster is assigned a SGA representative. The representative meets with organization leaders and votes in the best interest of their constituents. 

Click here to find out who your SGA Org Council Representative is: Organization Council Website !

Office of Student Activities

The Office of Student Activites provides leadership opportunities and programming in an effort to enhance student life and establish skills through practical learning experiences. This is also the office you visit if you are interseted in starting a new organization.

Click here: Student Activites Website

For more information or to request services contact:

Organization Development Directors

Alex Hunter & Dan Murphy