First Year (Fall 2024 Rollout)

Provide all students with foundational concepts and mindset to engage in self-discovery both in their academics and throughout student life.

  • Recruitment/Admissions
  • Bear Beginnings
  • Convocation
  • Residential Life
  • WashU Leadership Week
  • Purpose exploration
  • School-based courses and programs

Sophomore through Senior Years (students opt-in)

Students continue self-discovery, while growing leadership capabilities when they are ready, in ways that fit their personal interests.

  • Experiential-Based Workshops
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Coursework (including Chancellor’s Leadership course)
  • Leadership Certificate
  • Career Guidance: Aligned with Purpose
  • Alumni Engagement with Students