Fellowship Overview

Here's What to Expect

In order to be inducted into the Magis Alumni Society, Fellows of the program must participate in the outlined events below. If you are interested in the program, it is imperative that you are available on Tuesday evenings between 6:30–8:30 p.m., as most of the program requirements fall during that time.

COVID-19 Stance

In order to participate in the Magis Emerging Leadership Program, students must comply with the standards set by the University of San Francisco for in-person engagement, as defined by USF Together. All fellows and Leadership Team members will be expected to meet in person as often as possible under the USF guidances that are set below: 

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If you are concerned about your ability to follow through with these program requirements, please reach out to us at changeinstitute@usfca.edu

Here is the tentative list of required events for the 2024–2025 Magis Emerging Leadership Program:

Title Date Time (PST) Location
Cohort Meet and Greet Tuesday, September 10 6:30–8:30 p.m. Berman Room, Fromm
Annual Fall Retreat  Friday, September 13 – Sunday, September 15

Friday: 3 p.m. campus departure

Sunday: 4 p.m. arrival on campus

Fall Weekly Workshops (Tuesdays) September 17 – December 3 6:30–8:30 p.m. Berman Room, Fromm
Spring Weekly Workshops (Tuesdays) January 21 – April 15 6:30–8:30 p.m. Berman Room, Fromm
Magis Spring Seminar  Saturday, February 1 9 a.m. –6 p.m.  USF Downtown Campus @ 101 Howard Street
Alumni Reunion & Induction Ceremony Tuesday, April 22 7–9 p.m. Xavier Auditorium, Fromm Hall 

Additional Fellowship Requirements

Beyond the structured events listed above, fellows are expected to:

  • Engage in coaching sessions each semester with the Leadership Team;
  • Interview Alumni of the program;
  • Collaborate with an assigned team of Fellows to plan and execute a community action project that, "Makes the world a better place";
  • Become an active member of a registered student organization or committee at USF;
  • Complete an exit interview