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Lois J. Swanson Leadership Resource Center
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Workshop Features

The Lois J. Swanson Leadership Resource Center's Leadership Academy offers free workshops throughout the year for those enrolled in the Leadership Academy program. If you are interested in registering for any of the workshops and want to join the program, please contact us for more information. Alternatively, you may sign up for workshops and speak with us any time before attending your first academy workshop.

Make Reservations For Workshops

Register for any number of workshops. You will need your Campus ID and My CSULB password to register--if you have not registered before, you will be required to fill out an information form. We will use this information to contact you and assist you in meeting other academy requirements.

Graduating from the Leadership Academy Program

Please email us ( by the following deadlines during the Semester that you are planning to graduate from the Leadership Academy program.

You DO NOT need to have all requirements completed the following deadlines:

  • Spring Semester:
    • If you are planning to Graduate from the Leadership Academy during Spring semester, please email us your intent to graduate by February 28th
  • Fall Semester:
    • If you are planning to Graduate from the Leadership Academy during Fall semester, please email us your intent to graduate by October 1st

* Failure to email the Leadership Academy about your intent to graduate from the program by the deadlines above will result in your ineligibility to graduate from the program.

Community Service Opportunities

Leadership Academy Students are to complete 20 hours of service as part of their Leadesrhip Academy requirement. Students are to utlize what they have learned in their Leadership Academy workshops towards positive social change through community service.

Download the Service Verification Form Here.

View/Cancel Your Workshops

Though we are sad that you cannot attend, it is important for you to tell us that you are not going to be at a workshop. The Leadership Academy allows only a certain number of missed workshops before your standing is reviewed--make sure to cancel ahead of time!

Request Academy Audit Report

The Leadership Academy has a number of requirements that you must meet in order to graduate with a certificate. You may request at any time an "audit" report that will allow you to see how many requirements you have fulfilled and how many are left to fulfill.


View The Workshop Calendar

View our workshop calendar. It is updated often, so check frequently. Use the links provided on the calendar to view the workshop descriptions. To ease your registration process, take note of the date and time of any particular workshops you desire to attend--then visit the Reservations page and select those workshops.

Electives - Leadership Development Campus Opportunities

The Leadership Development Campus Opportunities is a listing of leadership development workshops and opportunities offered through a collaboration between the Lois J. Swanson Leadership Resource Center and other CSULB campus departments, programs, services, resources, and offices. These workshops are open to all CSULB students.

Workshops and opportunities listed also complements students in the Leadership Academy program. Most of the listed workshops and opportunities will count as Leadership Academy Elective credit.

Click here for our current workshop listings.

Financial Literacy 101

Your Access Code: leadershipacademy

You will be asked to provide your email address and to create a login password.

Complete the "Financial Basics" module.

Please print your completion certificate and submit it to the Leadership Resource Center to receive credit.

You may also email us ( a PDF copy of your completion certificate.

Theory to Practice Paper

One of the final requirements for the Leadership Academy program is to write a Theory to Practice Paper. This is a self-reflection paper that discusses your growth and development through the Leadership Academy program. The Theory to Practice prompt and directions can be downloaded by clicking here.

Read The Workshop Descriptions

Not sure which workshop to attend? Read their descriptions by clicking the above link, and know which workshops you need and what they're all about.

Unenroll from the Academy

If circumstances necessitate the need for you to remove yourself from this leadership development opportunity, please unenroll here. Remember, even if you unenroll you can always join again for your situation changes. We wish you the best of luck in your leadership endeavors.