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Fall Timeline for Admission

The Jepson School provides opportunities during the fall semester for students interested in leadership studies to learn more about the application process and the program. Students are eligible to apply for admission during the fall semester of their second year and must have taken or be enrolled in either Leadership and the Humanities or Leadership and the Social Sciences.

Information Sessions

You must attend an information session if you are interested in pursuing a major or minor in leadership studies. Sessions are 60 minutes and cover the application process and information about the program. If you are unable to attend, contact the associate dean for student and external affairs.

Session: Thursday, August 29, 2019
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Jepson Hall Room 118

Session: Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Jepson Hall Room 118

Applications are available in Blackboard after students attend an information session. Applications and faculty recommendations are due no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2019. You will be notified of admission through email by Wednesday, October 16th.

Jepsonian Institute (Orientation)
Friday, October 18th
3:00-5:00 p.m., Jepson Hall 118
*Acceptance forms must be submitted at this event

If accepted, you must attend the School's orientation program. The associate dean for student and external affairs and the associate dean for academic affairs advise students on spring course schedules and discuss the required Jepson internship, study abroad, and the honors track. This is an opportunity for you to ask questions, learn more about the curriculum, and think strategically about your Jepson experience.

Prelude (Formal Induction Ceremony)
Wednesday, November 6th
7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m., Jepson Alumni Center

The Jepson School formally welcomes new students into the program at Prelude.


Applications and faculty recommendations are due no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2019.

Contact Us

Dr. Kerstin Soderlund
Associate Dean for Student & External Affairs
Jepson Hall 123
Office: (804) 287-6082
Fax: (804) 287-6062