2023 Immersion Dates: September 14th-15th
Registration Info Available through SU Orientation Programs mid-July
Please direct questions to Gabby Rios, email@example.com
Incoming students of color will develop capacity for positive and healthy relationships with peers.
Become aware of avenues for campus engagement & participate in campus community events and groups.
Greater understanding of concepts such as social justice, inclusion, oppression, privilege and power
Students will be able to articulate how they are impacted by and participate in systems of oppression, privilege and power while also finding strategies to navigate these systems.
Develop a personal definition of what success means within the college experience based on their values and Jesuit principles
Understand and utilize campus resources to support their academic and personal goals and development.
Awareness of personal values and how they inform their leadership practice
Develop leadership skills and competencies to lead toward the common good
CLP is a program for incoming students of color to make social connections, learn about educational resources and develop leadership skills as they transition into college at Seattle University. Since 1998, CLP has been both a foundational and transformative part of the SU experience for nearly 900 first year and transfer students of color who have chosen to participate in the program.
Through CLP, students have opportunities to connect with other new students of color, upper class peer mentors, staff, faculty, and the larger Seattle community. CLP fosters an atmosphere, in which students, through relationships and intentional programming, are supported in building the foundation for a successful Redhawk Experience. Over the course of the academic year, there are regular cohort meetings and social family gatherings, to continue to develop the bonds between the program participants and with CLP is committed to providing leadership skill development, academic success support, and social networking for students of color at Seattle U.