Fellowship Overview and Induction Requirements


Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, the 2021 Magis Leadership Team is committed to designing and facilitating a world-class leadership development program for our incoming 2021 Fellows. 

The 2021 Fellowship overview and requirements will be posted by July 1, 2020!

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.

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 2020-2021 Magis Emerging Leadership Program:

Title Date Time Location
Cohort Meet and Greet Tuesday, September 15 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Maier Room, Fromm Hall
Annual Fall Retreat (Off-site) Friday, September 18 3 p.m. – Overnight YMCA Point Bonita
Annual Fall Retreat (Off-site) Saturday, September 19 All Day YMCA Point Bonita
Annual Fall Retreat (Off-site) Sunday, September 20 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. YMCA Point Bonita
Fall Cohort Meetings (Tuesdays) September 22 - November 24 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Maier Room, Fromm Hall
2020 Student Leadership Conference Friday, November 20 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. McLaren Complex 
Spring Cohort Meetings (Tuesdays) January 26 - April 20 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Maier Room, Fromm Hall
Magis Spring Retreat (Off-site) Saturday, February 6 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  USF Downtown Campus
Induction Ceremony & Alumni Reunion Tuesday, April 28 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Xavier Auditorium, Fromm Hall

Additional Fellowship Requirements

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

  • Become an active member of a registered student organization at USF;
  • Engage in Leadership Coaching Sessions each semester with the Program Directors; 
  • Serve on a University Committee;
  • 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