Student Leadership and Civic Engagement offers many creative workshops for student organizations, university staff, and the classroom! Explore these options as ways to support your specific needs:


BreakoutEDU is an immersive learning platform. With BreakoutEDU, we can turn virtually any space into an academically-focused escape room and facilitate lessons where participants utilize teamwork and critical thinking skills to solve a series of challenging puzzles. By working towards one common goal, BreakoutEDU participants live out the “Four C’s” of critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and communication.

Learn to Lead

Learn to Lead brings leadership into UIC’s classrooms with engaging and active lessons on building leadership capacities. Our leadership curriculum includes units on foundations of leadership, the social change model of leadership development, StrengthsQuest leadership, conflict management, and social justice leadership. Lessons can be modified to accommodate any class size and/or focus.

Leadership on Demand

Bring Student Leadership and Civic Engagement to your organization! We offer leadership consultations for organizations addressing capacity-building, conflict strategies, vision- and goal-setting, officer transitions, and more. We can present workshops for your executive board or your full organization, or design a program unique to your organization’s needs.

Assessment-Based Seminars

Clifton StrengthsFinder

Focus on the positives and learn about how your individual talents can be turned into leadership strengths. This workshop allows students to take the acclaimed Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment and then explore their results through a series of interactive exercises. The StrengthsFinder for Students curriculum offers groups the chance to focus in on individual development, group cohesion, change practices, and more.

Leadership Practices Inventory

Build toward your personal leadership best with Leadership Practices Inventory, an assessment tool that allows you to understand your leadership from multiple angles. Student Leadership and Civic Engagement will facilitate LPI for you or a group so you can successfully apply your results.