The purpose of AcademyV is to represent the student body and facilitate the personal and professional development of student leaders of Registered Student Organization, Student Governments, and Cohort Classes. Please note that this is a volunteer opportunity.


The AcademyV members responsibilities include following

  • Developing programming for monthly Leadership Council Meetings
  • Assisting with university-wide student engagement events
    • Commencement
    • White Coat Ceremony
    • Discover myHSC Day
    • RSO Banquet
    • Welcome Week
    • Leadership Retreats


  • 2 AcademyV members from each academic program
  • Students must be enrolled for the next academic year
  • Must have been a leader on campus or completed one of the student leadership programs prior to being considered for AcademyV
  • Student Affairs staff select AcademyV members prior to Commencement.


  • You will receive an UNTHSC Polo
  • A Name Badge
  • A Leadership Coach
    • Leadership Coaches are UNTHSC Faculty and Staff
  • Recognition on the UNTHSC Website
  • Announcement in Daily Mail and an email to the Deans


Application Process

  • An Essay Application
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Depending on the number of applicants interviews may be required
  • An initial meeting of the AcademyV Members will occur at the end of the Spring Semester prior to Commencement. We will meet the 1st Monday of every month from July to March.
  • You must be and remain in Good Academic and Conduct  Standing with UNTHSC


Leadership Council Meetings

  • AcademyV Members will determine a theme and outline for the upcoming Leadership Council year
  • Leadership Council Meets on the 3rd Mondays of every month from September – April
  • AcademyV Members will be paired and assigned to plan one Leadership Council meeting
  • AcademyV Members are required to attend all monthly Leadership Council Meetings
  • AcademyV Members will meet once a month to discuss campus issues as well as upcoming Leadership Council meetings and campus events

Additional Campus Events

AcademyV Members will assist with the following:

  • Commencement
  • White Coat Ceremony
  • Discover myHSC Day
  • RSO Banquet
  • Welcome Week
  • Leadership Retreats

AcademyV Members may be asked to assist with the following:

  • Student Affairs Programming
  • UNTHSC Administration Focus Groups
  • Meetings with Community Partners

Click Here to Meet the 2017-2018 Inaugural Members of AcademyV

This page was last modified on October 3, 2018