Becoming a Member

New Members:

Upon joining the Student Leadership Program, new members must fulfill the requirements to meet membership. These requirements include:

  1. Graduate from the Emerging Leaders Program (complete 6 out of 7 workshops)
    • The Emerging Leaders Program consists of seven weekly workshops where members develop basic leadership skills through engaging activities. This program closely follows the Social Change Model of Leadership Development. Every new member of SLP must go through this committee in order to become a member of one of our other nine committees.
  2. Attend 2 out of 5 General Member Meetings (GMM) held every other Wednesday
    • These meetings bring all of the members of the organization together to learn about different leadership topics.
  3. Earn 1 social point
    • Social events are a way of bringing together SLP members from different committees and allowing them to form a tighter community. There are many events held throughout the semester and can be found here.
  4. Attend a New Member Meeting with one of the four coordinators
    • This one-on-one meeting allows new members to get a better idea of what SLP does and to form a relationship with the coordinators.

Returning Members:

Returning members of the Student Leadership Program must fulfill the requirements to meet membership. These requirements include:

  1. Attend 3 out of 5 General Member Meetings held every other Wednesday
    • These meetings bring all of the members of the organization together to learn about a different leadership topics.
  2. Earn 2 social points
    • Social events are a way of bring together SLP members from different committees and allowing them to form a tighter community. There are many events held throughout the semester and can be found here.
  3. Be an active member of one or more “home” committees
    • After graduating ELP, members must choose to take part of at least one SLP committee. Our event-based committees (ACLC, Bucky’s and ACOA) are a year commitment, whereas the others are a semester long. Each home committee meets every other week (off weeks of GMMs).
  4. Attend/work the All-Campus Leadership Conference (Spring)
    • The All-Campus Leadership Conference is SLP’s biggest event during the school year. It is a great way to develop one’s own personal leadership and also a way to connect with other leaders. All members are required to attend and work this event to not only make sure it runs smoothly, but to also gain insight from the keynote and breaking sessions.

Associate Members:

Associate members of the Student Leadership Program must fulfill the requirements to meet membership. These memberships are intended for returning members who cannot attend GMM’s. These requirements include:

  1. Attend 2 Committee Workshops listed on our calendar of events
    • SCI, Badger Professional Development Network, and SAIL all have workshops that can fulfill this requirement. Topics range from inclusion, diversity, professional development, and leadership
  2. Watch 2 General Member Meeting recordings
    1. These recordings are available upon request to the coordinators. These recordings will be linked in the Sunday Update.
  3. Meet with a coordinator at the end of the semester
    1. This coordinator meeting with last 1/2 hour and will cover your leadership learning through the semester and your thoughts on the GMM’s you watched.
  4. Earn 2 social points
    • Social events are a way of bringing together SLP members from different committees and allowing them to form a tighter community. There are many events held throughout the semester and can be found here.
  5. Be an active member of one or more “home” committees
    • After graduating ELP, members must choose to take part of at least one SLP committee. Our event-based committees (ACLC, Bucky’s and ACOA) are a year commitment, whereas the others are a semester long. Each home committee meets every other week (off weeks of GMMs).
  6. Attend/work the All-Campus Leadership Conference (Spring)
    • The All-Campus Leadership Conference is SLP’s biggest event during the school year. It is a great way to develop one’s own personal leadership and also a way to connect with other leaders. All members are required to attend and work this event to not only make sure it runs smoothly, but to also gain insight from the keynote and breaking sessions.