Student Activities and Leadership Development

Purposeful Student Engagement: Student Activities & Leadership Development provides a vibrant Bearcat community through advocacy, engagement, education, and inclusion. 

SALD Leadership Definition

Leadership is the continuous growth to be the best version of yourself. Leadership inspires action. Leadership is not only what you give to yourself, but what you give to others. Leadership is giving more than you take.

Leadership education within SALD focuses on:

  • developing self-awareness
  • living in alignment with your values
  • contributing positively to your community
  • finding your passion and purpose
  • being authentic

We Are Here To Help

As a student leader, we know your goal is to cultivate a successful organization. Good thing is, we’re here to help! SALD, Student Activities Board, and the University Funding Board are happy to partner with you on your journey. In our Student Organization Toolkit, you’ll find helpful information about UFB funding facts, event planning checklist, and anything else a student leader or advisor might need.  

New Here?

Are you a new Bearcat?! Visit our Welcome Week page to learn how to Be You, Be Engaged, Be Successful and Be Responsible.

You Belong Here!

Are you are wondering how you will find a sense of belonging at UC as a student of color, international student, woman, and/or LGBTQ+ person? Check out the student groups you can join and/or our video of students sharing how they engage, persist, succeed and ultimately graduate from the University of Cincinnati.

We also have an exciting new community that we invite you to join! Consider AFFIRM, we offer weekly programming, challenges and prizes to help UC feel like home. 

Visit CampusLINK and search organization categories or type in a keyword to find your community!