Leadership Compass

Program Curriculum

Community-based learning experience for undergraduates to deepen the skills in leadership development and create meaningful relationships. The Leadership Compass is conducted over the fall and spring semester. Students will participate in structured activities with the Leadership Compass community, in small learning teams, and through targeted development areas. In order to complete the program, students must participate the following activities with the Leadership Compass community in the Fall 2023 – Spring 2024Per academic year.

*Blue highlight indicates an activity that is scheduled by the student learning team to accommodate the group members’ schedules
*Red highlight indicates an opportunity for a choice of activities for the individual to participate in for the program.


Orientation September 19, 2023 6:00 -7:30 pm Introduction and overview of the program. Evening event. Dinner provided.
Compass Team Formation September 23, 2023, 9 am – 3 pm Full day experience of building a community while engaging in fun activities and forming the learning teams. Program held at the Discover Center Challenge Course
Learning Team P3 Discussions October – November 2023 Five self-facilitated group discussions based on the P3 Program for Undergraduates. In these discussions, individuals will gain a deeper understanding of success and happiness, and how these relate to their goals. Students are grouped with their Compass Learning Team and set their own time and meeting location.
Compass Summit November 2023 At the end of the first semester, we will host a community event for all Compass members. The event will include discussions on current leadership topics and offer an opportunity for members to socialize. Event date and location will be determined at a later time.


WLV Intensives Fall 2023 – Spring 2024 Targeted leadership development workshops and/or Immersive team based outdoor experiences. Student has choice of experiences over the course of the fall and spring semester to complete the Leadership Compass. Students are only required to attend two of the workshop or intensives to complete the program.
Learning Team Group Coaching January – March 2024 Compass Learning Teams work with an Executive Coach in sessions focused on skills and behaviors to develop their individual leadership abilities. Teams work with Executive Coach to set time and meeting location for four meetings in the Spring.


Peak Experience April 20-21, 2023 A three-day outdoor leadership experience that provides students an opportunity to serve in a designated role, stretch themselves in an immersive group experience, and engage in a service-oriented project. This experience is only offered to students participating in the Leadership Compass. The experience will include a celebration in the completion of the program. Location TBD.