Sophomore Leadership Retreat

FALL RETREAT  11/3 - 11/4


Sophomore Leadership Retreat is an overnight experience for Sophomores that will focus on developing leadership skills, building community, and growing personally and professionally. It is a chance to meet other Sophomores and approach common challenges together!  Choosing a major, studying abroad, and connecting on campus will be discussed.  Have fun and connect with fellow Sophomores and Villanova staff!

The get-away is held at a retreat center off-campus. 
Included in the $15 registration fee are:

  • energizing activities and workshops to help you reflect on your interests, experiences, values, and passions
  • a t-shirt
  • transportation, housing, and meals 
  • free time in a beautiful setting!

Goals of The Sophomore Leadership Retreat

Personal Growth 
Develop a stronger self-understanding, explore your values, interests, abilities, and passions and increase your confidence.

Professional Growth
Learn how your experiences in college can lead to success in your post-college professional life. Learn about the importance of, and how to find an internship, develop mentoring relationships, and study abroad.

Community Building
Develop teamwork skills, share the experiences that have shaped your life at Villanova, and learn how to get the most out of your Villanova experience.

Develop time-management, organizational, conflict resolution, and communication skills.


Enjoy the company of fellow Villanovans, and the many activities planned for the get-away!

Sophomore Leadership Retreat Registration

Sophomore Leadership Retreat takes place one weekend per semester.
Registration available at
Spots fill quickly!

Scholarships are available for those facing financial hardships.