Freshman Leadership Academy

The Freshman Leadership Academy (FLA) empowers freshman to become ethical citizens through engagement in community activism, leadership workshops, service, and community development.

About the Program

Established in fall 2015, FLA creates a conducive environment for personal and professional development. Students in the program are able to attend various events, participate in community service projects, complete a leadership portfolio, develop a community activism project, and attend university events to develop strong leadership abilities.

Students are assigned to a mentor group that provides a network of support and social interaction during the first year experience.

How to Apply

Applications for the program are available to incoming freshmen who have completed the New Student Orientation Requirements. The application can be found on the Freshman Leadership Academy VLink Page.


Students may find a complete listing of Frequently Asked Questions on our VLink page.