Leadership Development

The mission of the office of Student Leadership Development unit of the Student Life Division is to enhance and encourage individual and group student leadership development through purposeful and specific co-curricular programming, experiential learning, and a variety of opportunities to apply learned principles in service to and leadership of others.

Emerging Leaders Experience (ELE)

A challenging outside-the-classroom experience designed to enhance your development as a Christ-centered leader on the ACU campus.

Leadership Camps

ACU Leadership Camps operates Kadesh, MPulse, Learning to Lead and KidQuest on the campus of Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.



Odyssey is an invitation-only student leadership event where staff and faculty mentors connect with newly-elected/selected student leaders of their student organizations. This shared experience of connection, renewal, and relaxation sets a tone for the entire year, and creates meaningful opportunities for vision-casting and purposeful planning.

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