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 the Program Director, Bob Just, at: rejust@usfca.edu

Here is the tentative list of required events for the 2021-2022 Magis Emerging Leadership Program:

Title Date Time (PST) Location
Cohort Meet and Greet Tuesday, September 14 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. McLaren 251
Annual Fall Retreat  Friday, September 17 - Sunday, September 19

Friday: 3pm campus departure

Sunday: 4pm arrival on campus

YMCA Point Bonita
Fall Cohort Meetings (Tuesdays) September 21 - December 7 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. McLaren 251
2021 Student Leadership Conference Friday, November 5 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Virtual 
Spring Cohort Meetings (Tuesdays) January 25 - April 26 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. McLaren 251
Magis Spring Retreat  Saturday, February 5 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  101 Howard Street
Induction Ceremony & Alumni Reunion Tuesday, April 19 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. TBD

Additional Fellowship Requirements

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

  • Become an active member of a registered student organization or committee at USF;
  • Engage in Leadership 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 Capstone Project that, "Makes USF a better place"; and
  • Complete an exit interview