Leadership Programs

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The leadership programs offered by the Office of Student Involvement provides resources to help your organization develop successful leadership retreats and training, consultants to help solve your organizational problems, and access to experiential leadership exercises, including the on-campus Ropes Course.

Please contact DeVon Jackson with any questions about leadership programs at Villanova University.

Villanova Leadership Academy

The Villanova University Office of Student Development invites you to register for our FREE Villanova Leadership Academy.

Seven Leadership Academy workshops will take place on Fridays from 1:30–2:30 pm at the beginning of each semester. Participants will receive a certificate upon completing the program.

  • Register for the Villanova Leadership Academy. Registration will end at 5:00 pm Wednesday September 9th.

Omicron Delta Kappa - the National Leadership Honor Society

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Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, will be accepting applications for junior and senior student leaders who maintain a GPA at or above 3.50. Application information will be available at the beginning of the semester. 

Questions: E-mail us at ODK

Villanova Challenge Course

"Challenges are opportunities to discover your strengths."  Two-hour Challenge Course sessions occur between Mondays and Fridays and are free to all student groups!  Contact Stephen Koch.

The Challenge Course is also available to non-Villanova groups.  Contact Stephen Koch. for details.

Student Leadership Coach

Does your student organization need some extra training in any of the following areas:  group motivation, teamwork, communication, goal setting, or running a meeting?  Click here to request a Leadership Coach to work with your group!

Registration Forms


  • Servant Leadership Series
  • Servant Leadership Institute
  • Emerging Leaders Institute
  • Leadership Forum
  • Spotlight on Leadership
  • Omicron Delta Kappa

Spotlight on Leadership Lecture

Every Spring Semester the Leadership Program invites a speaker to present at our Spotlight on Leadership Lecture. Please check back for more information


Does your organization need leadership support?

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Does your organization need some extra training in any of the following areas: group motivation, teamwork, communication, goal setting, or running a meeting?

Contact Stephen Koch to request support from a Student Leadership Coach.

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