• Faith Guzzo presents during a leaders workshop series.

    Leadership Programs

    From leadership conferences to skill building workshops, our programs help you grow your potential. Whether you are new student or a seasoned student leader, we have programs tailored to you! If you're not sure where to get started, our Student Engagement consultants can point you in the right direction.

Iowa Student Leadership Experience

Take part in this one day on campus leadership conference at ISU, Iowa or UNI and hear from experts about how to create your own leadership experience. 

Find your community in Iowa


Catalyst is a one-day leadership program designed to be a first step in the life-long process of learning, exploration, and action

Be the change

We Lead

The opportunity to engage in interactive discussions, network with other leaders, and reflect on their own identities, leadership qualities, and strengths in their respective roles at Iowa State and beyond. 

Join in on the conversation

Leaders Workshop Series

Develop your leadership skills with a series of workshops held in the Memorial Union. Come to one workshop or the whole series.

Count me in
  • Students serving in Moab, Utah

    Service Programs

    Find ways to serve your community through volunteer opportunities with student organizations, non-profit partnerships, and winter and spring service trips like Alternative Breaks!

Alternative Breaks

The opportunity to take part in service in communities across the United States during both Fall and Spring break. Students engage in short-term service with community agencies and learn about various social issues within the community. 

Travel and serve

Non-Profit Protégé Program

Each spring semester, undergraduate ISU students have the opportunity to walk in the shoes of an administrator of a local non-profit organization. A unique partnership between Student Engagement and the United Way of Story County.

Make an impact

Volunteer Fair

Each Fall, the Volunteer Fair provides students an opportunity to visit with representatives from local non-profit agencies to learn more about available service opportunities in the surrounding community. 

Serve locally
Students on an alternative breaks trip in New Orleans

Students on an Alternative Breaks trip in New Orleans helping to restore the coastal wetlands.