Student Retreats

In support of student-focused leadership growth and professional development opportunities, Student Living hosts a variety of free student retreats throughout the academic year.

International Student Leadership Retreat

The annual International Student Leadership Retreat is an overnight retreat that gives international students the opportunity to participate in meaningful discussions, reflect on their experiences in American culture, and learn ways to connect and engage. The retreat empowers international students to create meaningful exchanges with themselves and others at Syracuse University.  

The 2021 International Student Leadership Retreat was held on Friday, November 19th – Saturday, November 20th at White Eagle Banquet and Conference Center.

Check back in October 2022 for information about the coming year’s retreat.

Questions? Contact Quincy Bufkin, Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, via email at qdbufkin@syr.edu.

Student of Color Leadership Retreat

The Students of Color Leadership Retreat is an off-campus, two-night retreat giving Students of Color the opportunity to participate in meaningful discussions, self-reflection and learn ways to be active leaders within their communities.

The 2022 SOC Leadership Retreat is the 22nd annual retreat and is being held on Friday, April 8th – Sunday, April 10th at Camp Stella Maris. All transportation, meals, and lodging is provided. Registration is now closed.

Check back in March 2023 for the coming year’s retreat.

Questions? Contact Quincy Bufkin, Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, via email at qdbufkin@syr.edu.

Student Leadership Inspire Retreat

The Student Leadership Inspire Retreat is focused on student leadership and campus community engagement. Participants will engage with campus leaders and their peers to learn about their own leadership style and ways to engage as a leader within our campus community. All residential students and student leaders are encouraged to apply.

The 2022 Inspire Retreat is being held on Sunday, April 24th from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm at Embassy Suites & Destiny USA. All transportation, meals, and time at an escape room are provided.

Registration is now open and is due on Monday, April 11th at 11:59 pm. Space is limited, so apply today!

Questions? Contact Josh Stone, Coordinator for Student Staffing and Leadership, via email at jstone04@syr.edu.