Student Life & Leadership

Opportunities on campus are almost endless. From participating in athletics programs to gathering with friends in the Center for Student Life, you're sure to find an activity that's right for you.

  • Join a club or student organization
  • Participate in a service learning program
  • Play sports; intercollegiate or in a small group setting
  • Challenge yourself academically by taking honors courses

So why wait any longer? Stop by the Center for Student Life today to get involved on campus! The Center for Student Life is located in the Main building.

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Leadership Opportunities

The GateWay Center for Student Life & Leadership provides numerous student leadership programs and opportunities throughout the year. These opportunities include local, regional and national student leadership conferences, workshops and seminars. We encourage our student leaders to keep abreast of new programs, services and changes within the campus and the community.

The following is list of student leadership opportunities is currently available:

GateWay Leadership Retreat

The GateWay Leadership Retreat is held in the summer for all new executive officers and the Student Life & Leadership staff.

Club Training Day

In the fall, a student organization and club training workshop is held for all officers and advisors. A luncheon training session is held for club advisors prior to the start of fall classes.

Sky-Y Leadership Camp

Each year a retreat is designed to strengthen the leadership, life and wellness skills of students. We encourage any current or future student leader to apply. Visit the Center for Student Life or call (602) 286-8141 for more info. Apply Now.

MCCD Student Leadership Workshops

A Maricopa Community College District student leadership retreat is held each fall for all student leaders. For more information contact the Center for Student Life at (602) 286-8141.

LeaderShape Institute

The LeaderShape Institute is a week-long program designed to inspire, develop and support people committed to lead with integrity.

Apply Now for MCCCD's 2016 LeaderShape. Application deadline is Friday, April 15, 2016

Student Public Policy Forum
The Student Public Policy Forum (SPPF) is an academic program that provides an overview of local, state and national public policy making, and citizen influence and involvement. No prior experience is necessary to participate.
Apply Now for MCCCD's 2015-2016 SPPF class. Application deadline is Friday, April 24, 2015. 


When you get involved you will be giving back to GateWay and the surrounding community. Below is an example of how student leaders get involved in the community.


Director of Student Life

Phone: (602) 286-8141
Building: Main Building
Room: MA1132


Fall and Spring
Monday - Thursday:
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday:
Monday - Thursday:
7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: Closed