Campus Involvement

Leadership Consulting is a FREE service offered to any member of any student organization at the University of Michigan.

You don't need to hold a formal leadership role to make a leadership consulting appointment-- Any member of any student organization is welcome to meet with us!

In recognition of health and wellness concerns students may have, there is an option for video-conferencing / virtual leadership consultations. If you are interested in this option, please indicate so on your intake form. Your consultant also reserves the right to request your consultation be virtual.


How to Make a Leadership Consultation Appointment:

  1. Visit our Leadership Consultation Appointment Calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/selfsched?sstoken=UUJLN0pTdGQ5VldGfGRlZmF1bHR8MGI4ZmIzY2VmMDg5YzUwNTc0OTlhODkzY2VkODc2ZGQ
  2. Select an Appointment: Please make appointments for at least 5 business days in the future to ensure there is time for the consultant to adequately prepare for your meeting
  3. Fill out the Intake Form: https://forms.gle/Lvs2zTpna4ZpiZz96
  4. A Leadership Consultant will contact you to confirm your appointment and give instructions for where to meet on the day of your appointment. Leadership Consulting takes place in the IdeaHub.

In recognition of health and wellness concerns students may have, there is an option for video-conferencing / virtual leadership consultations. If you are interested in this option, please indicate so on your intake form. Your consultant also reserves the right to request your consultation be virtual.


Who are the Leadership Consultants?

Leadership Consultants are a group of peer educators from the Center for Campus Involvement who have experience and expertise in organizational leadership. They research and develop resources for student organizations, facilitate leadership workshops and provide individual and small group consultations for student organization members at the University of Michigan.


How can a Leadership Consultant help me?

Leadership Consultants can connect you with resources, activities, exercises and services that may be able to help you and your organization succeed. Using the leadership for social change framework, Leadership Consultants can help you find the things you need to navigate your own personal leadership development as well as to help guide your organization through challenges. Some common organizational challenges this team can help with includes, but is not limited to:

  • Transitions
  • Recruitment & Retention
  • Leadership for Social Change
  • Group Dynamics
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Goal Setting
  • Collaboration & Partnerships

What happens during a Leadership Consultation?

Before you meet with a Leadership Consultant, you will fill out an intake form explaining what you want to meet about. The Leadership Consultant will come with relevant resources to help explore those topics. They can also assist you in understanding your organization’s challenges and/or aspirations within your organization’s mission statement and the Leadership & Social Change framework. Before your consultation is over, you will have developed an action plan for next steps you and your organization can take. If there are additional resources that may be helpful, the Leadership Consultant you meet with will include them in a follow up email.

Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes.


How many people can meet with a Leadership Consultant at once?

The Leadership Consultation service is most effective in one-on-one settings. If you want to have a Leadership Consultant work with a committee, eboard or other small group (less than 10 people), please email ideahub-leadershipconsultants@umich.edu to inquire about availability.