The Edge Leadership Experience

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The Edge Leadership Experience is a unique opportunity for first-year incoming students to learn and practice leadership skills. The 2014 dates are Monday, August 18 through Thursday, August 21.

If you have interest in The Edge Leadership Experience that will occur in August 2014 the application will be available now through Friday, July 11 at noon. Please access the application here

You will be involved in workshops and group discussions that help you:

  • learn to be a leader
  • make meaningful connections
  • meet new friends
  • inspire others
  • get involved

Who is involved?

One hundred and fifty first-year students from all backgrounds will be selected for the experience. Upper-division students who are current student leaders serve as facilitators for the program. The Edge Leadership Experience is coordinated by the offices of Student Life and Residence Life.

What to expect

If accepted, you will be placed in a family group designed to enhance your campus connections. Families will participate in contests, presentations, activities, and challenges that strengthen bonds and provide an engaging experience.

Highlighted events

  • Leadership Stories
  • Service Project - Ben's Bells
  • Social with leaders from ASNAU (Associated Students of Northern Arizona University) and RHA (Residence Hall Association)
  • Talent Show
  • Team-Building with NAU ROTC


Please contact us at or you can call Housing and Residence Life at 928-523-3978.

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