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Student Leadership Retreat

Student Leadership Retreat

Friday, October 2 - Sunday, October 4, 2015
Trinity Pines Conference Center, Trinity, Texas

Be a Successful Student Leader

The Student Leadership Retreat helps emerging leaders with limited leadership experience and continuing student leaders to enhance their leadership skills.

Attendees join UHCL faculty and staff members for a weekend of developing trust, team-building, community, understanding of self and others, and personal leadership visions. The selection process is competitive, and late applications are not considered.

Application Deadline:
Submit Application Form by 12:00 pm Fri, Sep 18, 2015, online or in-person at SSCB 1.204

Student Life pays all expenses except a non-refundable $20 transportation fee.


  • Enrolled at UHCL through fall 2015
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0-graduates and 2.5-undergraduates
  • Open to sophomores and above

Attendance Requirements:

  • Attend pre-retreat orientation
  • Complete UHCL travel liability waiver
  • Complete retreat evaluation
  • Submit the online StrengthsFinder Assessment emailed to participants

Attendees take a bus from UHCL to the conference center on Fri, Oct 2 at 9:00 am.

They learn about risk-taking, perceived limits, performance under pressure, giving/receiving support, and the benefits of working collaboratively in a variety of group activities.

On the second day of the retreat, attendees have the option to participate in a low and high ropes course to practice teamwork, problem-solving, and communication to overcome personal challenges. Alternate activities are available for students who do not wish to participate in the high ropes course.

Finally, attendees return to UHCL by bus on Sun, Oct 4 by 5:00 pm.


Assistant Director of Student Life

Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement
2700 Bay Area Blvd. (Box 198)
Houston, TX 77058

Phone: 281-283-2560
Fax: 281-283-2566


 Date Updated: 01-JUN-2015
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