Freshman Requirements

Summary of Your L.E.A.D. Requirements for the Year

Required Activities

None

EDUC-U 215 OR EXEMPTION

Complete During Fall Semester

COMPLETE 2 Per Fall & Spring Semster

None

Elective Activities

1
Leadership

Complete Fall or Spring Semester

1
HHSP Community Engagement

Complete Fall or Spring Semester



2
Wellness & Retention

Complete 1 Per Fall & Spring Semester

1 Professional Development

Complete Fall or Spring Semester

2
Academic Electives

Complete 1 Per Fall & Spring Semester

1
Diversity

Complete Fall or Spring Semester

Total # For the Year

1

1 Elective

5

1 Required + 4 Electives

6

4 Required + 2 Electives

1

1 Elective

How to Complete the L.E.A.D. Requirements

Leadership

Minimum # of leadership activities for the year: 1
List of example elective activities:
  • Civic engagement (e.g., community activism, political campaigns)
  • HHSP leadership event
  • Hoosier Leadership Program
  • IU Political & Civic Engagement (PACE)
  • Leadership conference, retreat, seminar, workshop
  • Leadership course (e.g, EDUC-U 450, SPH-L 102)
  • Leadership Minor
  • Service to HHSP, university, or community (e.g. student ambassador, volunteer at food pantry)
  • Student government
  • Student organization/club involvement
  • Other (discuss with your HHSP advisor for approval.)

When to complete: Fall or spring Semester

HHSP Community – Wellness & Retention – Professional Development

1. HHSP Community Engagement

Minimum # of HHSP community engagement activities for the year: 2 — 1 required + 1 elective

Required Activity:

  • HHSP Freshman Seminar EDUC-U 215

(Fall only) Note: Some HHSP freshman are exempt. Contact us for more information about EDUC-U 215 and the exemption policy.

List of example elective activities:

  • HHART Arts Showcase (in February)
  • HHSP social event (e.g., Dogs & Donuts)
  • HHSP Link student organization social event (e.g., Trivia Night)
  • Involvement in organizations with other Hudson & Holland scholars (e.g., HHART, MAPS, STEM Outreach)
  • Civic engagement (e.g., community activism, political campaigns)
  • Other (discuss with your HHSP advisor for approval)

When to complete: Fall only for EDUC-U 215. Fall or spring semester for elective activities.

2. Wellness & Retention

Minimum # of HHSP wellness & retention activities for the year: 2

List of example elective activities:

  • HHSP Wellness & Retention event (e.g., Wellness Café, Zumba)
  • HHSP Link student organization Wellness & Retention event (e.g., DeStress)
  • Emotional wellness event or course (can be outside HHSP)
  • Financial wellness event or course (can be outside HHSP)
  • Meeting with HHSP Wellness & Retention Advisor
  • Physical wellness event or course (can be outside HHSP)
  • Social wellness event or course (can be outside HHSP)
  • Spiritual wellness event or course (can be outside HHSP)
  • Other (discuss with your HHSP advisor for approval)

When to complete: 1 activity per fall and spring semester.

3. Professional Development

Minimum # of professional development activities for the year: 1

List of example elective activities:

  • Career/internship fair
  • Career course
  • Conference, symposium
  • Create or update resume
  • Creative activity (e.g. performance, art exhibition)
  • Graduate school event (e.g., fair, panel, workshop)
  • Health Professions & Prelaw Center (HPPLC) event
  • HHSP professional development event (e.g., IU School of Medicine visit, alumni career talk, graduate school event, lab tour
  • Informational interview
  • Internship
  • IU professional development event offered by any of the career centers, academic schools/departments, student organizations, or other IU programs (e.g., resume workshop, etiquette dinner, networking event)
  • Job shadowing
  • Meeting with career or HPPLC advisor
  • Publishing creative activity or research
  • Research
  • Other (discuss with your HHSP advisor for approval)

When to complete: Fall or spring semester

HHSP Academics

Minimum # of academics activities for the year: 6 — 4 required advising sessions + 2 academic electives

Advising Requirement for HHSP Freshmen in University Division (UD)
  • 1 individual session with HHSP advisor
  • 1 additional session with either HHSP advisor, other IU advisor, or some kind of group advising meeting (e.g., career services, overseas study, major exploration, study skills, etc.)
  • 1 individual session with HHSP advisor
  • 1 additional session with either HHSP advisor, other IU advisor, or some kind of group advising meeting (e.g., career services, overseas study, major exploration, study skills, etc.)

Must meet with HHSP advisor both fall and spring semesters.

 

Advising Requirement for HHSP Freshmen in University Division (UD) AND a Member of Another Program (e.g., Athletics, Groups, Hutton Honors, 21st Century Scholars, Wells, etc.) With Assigned Academic Advisor:
  • 1 individual session with either HHSP advisor or other assigned academic advisor
  • 1 additional session with either HHSP advisor, other IU advisor, or some kind of group advising meeting (e.g., career services, overseas study, major exploration, study skills, etc.) 
  • 1 individual session with either HHSP advisor or other assigned academic advisor
  • 1 additional session with either HHSP advisor, other IU advisor, or some kind of group advising meeting (e.g., career services, overseas study, major exploration, study skills, etc.)

Must meet with HHSP advisor once during academic year either fall or spring semester

 

Advising Requirement for HHSP Freshmen Who are Direct Admit (DA):
  • 1 individual session with major advisor
  • 1 additional session with either HHSP advisor, major advisor, other IU program advisor, or some kind of group advising meeting (e.g., career services, overseas study, major exploration, study skills, etc.)
  • 1 individual session with major advisor
  • 1 additional session with either HHSP advisor, major advisor, other IU program advisor, or some kind of group advising meeting (e.g., career services, overseas study, major exploration, study skills, etc.)

Must meet with HHSP advisor once during academic year either fall or spring semester

List of Example Elective Activities for ALL HHSP Freshmen:
  • Academic skills/success courses (e.g., EDUC-X 101, 105, 150, 152, 153, 155, 157, 158, or 159)
  • Academic skills/success events by programs outside HHSP (e.g., FASE, Groups, 21st Century Scholars, Hutton Honors, etc.)
  • HHSP academic skills/success events (e.g., Study Skills for CHEM-C 117, Academic Success in STEM)
  • Meeting with peer coach
  • Meeting at least monthly with peer mentor
  • Review session before an exam
  • Office hours with instructor/professor for each class
  • Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) each week for MATH-D 116 or MATH-D 117
  • Study tables or study groups each week
  • Student Academic Center (SAC) workshops
  • Using tutoring resources each week for a class
  • Other (discuss with your HHSP advisor for approval)

When to complete:
2 advising meetings per fall and spring semester
1 academic elective per fall and spring semester

Diversity

Minimum # of diversity activities for the year: 1

List of example elective activities:
  • Alternative spring break trip
  • Courses (e.g. SWK 102 Understanding Diversity in a Pluralistic Society)
  • CultureFest
  • Culture center event
  • Diversity event by other IU groups outside HHSP (e.g. residence halls, Union Board, etc.)
  • First Thursdays
  • HHSP diversity event
  • Overseas experience (mission trip, study abroad)
  • OVPDEMA diversity event (e.g., Potpourri of the Arts, MLK Celebration)
  • Student organization diversity event
  • Themester event
  • Other (discuss with your HHSP advisor for approval)

When to complete: Fall or spring semester