The Office of Student Involvement believes leadership is a critical part of a student's experience in college as well as an important tool to bring to both an individual's personal life and career. We are proud to offer numerous leadership opportunities to all of our students.

As a result of participating in Leadership Education program, students:

  • Will be able to articulate their leadership philosophy 
  • Illustrate at least two strategies they can use to empower others
  • Will demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Engage in inclusive behaviors through their leadership roles and organizations

Have questions? Email us at studentinvolvement@umsl.edu.


National Society of Leadership and Success: The Society provides a step-by-step program for members to build their leadership skills through participation in the UMSL chapter. Students are selected and invited to join the Society based on credit hours and academic standing.

Women's Leadership Institute (Spring): FREE one-day leadership conference designed to enhance the leadership ability, increase awareness of personal abilities, and assist women in developing learning strategies to help them create positive sustainable change in their communities. 

Student Leadership Awards (Spring): The Leadership Awards provides the opportunity to honor the exemplary efforts of the people and organizations that make up Student Involvement at UMSL.