LDP Co-Curricular Points

Leadership Development Program - Co-Curricular Point Categories and Values

Important note: The following list of organizations and leadership positions worth co-curricular points is NOT exhaustive. If you feel that your participation in an organization is worth points and you do not see it listed, please contact the Director of the LDP to determine an appropriate value.

Total Points required for the Certificate in Leadership:
As of the Induction Class of 2008, 200 co-curricular points are required.

Click on a category to see organizations and point values:

DISCLAIMER: When both a member and leader within one organization during any given semester, only the points for the leadership position (i.e., Executive Board position) will be counted.


Student Government and Councils

Executive Board Positions 25 points per semester
Senators20 points per semester
Team Leader Positions 15 points per semester
Chair Positions 15 points per semester
Bronc Aide15 points per semester
Running for a SGA position 5 points

Included in this category are the following organizations:
SGA, Senate, SFB, RHA, Residence Hall Council, ACS, IFC, Panhel, IGC, and SEC


Class Councils

Executive Board Positions 15 points per semester
Running for a Position5 points

Fraternities and Sororities: Social/Cultural

Chapter President 25 points per semester
Executive Board Member 20 points per semester
Chair Position 15 points per semester
House Senators 10 points per semester
Member 5 points per semester

Included in this category are the following organizations:
Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Phi Epsilon, Delta Sigma Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Lambda Tau Omega, Lambda Theta Alpha, Lambda Theta Phi, Phi Sigma Sigma, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Zeta Phi Beta, and Zeta Tau Alpha


Fraternities and Sororities: Honorary/Academic/Community Service

Executive Board Positions 15 points per semester
Member Initation/Induction to Society 10 points

Included in this category are the following organizations:
Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Phi Omega, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Sigma Alpha Iota


Club Sports/Intramurals

Team Captain15 points per semester
Executive Board Member 15 points per semester
Member 5 points per semester
Forming a New Club Sport
5 points

Included in this category are the following organizations:
Adventure Club, Baseball, Club Soccer, Club Sports Council, Dance Ensemble, Dance Team, Equestrian Club, Field Hockey, Golf Club, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rider Runners, Swim Club, Table Tennis, Tennis Club, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball Club, and Wellness and Yoga Club


Campus Clubs and Organizations

Executive Board Positions
15 points per semester
Forming a Club5 points
Singer/Musician in a choir/band
5 points per semester

Included in this category are the following organizations:
Academic:
ACDA, Accounting Society, Actuarial Science, American Medical Student Association (AMSA), DAARSTOC, Economics Club, Entrepreneur’s Club, Finance Society, French Club, German Club, Global Studies Society, History Club, Law and Justice Society, Human Resource Management Association (HRMA), Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), International Business Club, Investment Club, Marketing and Advertising Student Association (MASA), National Association for Music Education (NAFME), National Model United Nations, Phi Beta Lamba - Future Business Leaders of America, Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy), Psychology Club, Public Relations Society, Sociology Club, Student Affiliates of American Chemistry Society, Student Education Association (SEA), Technology Club, and Writer's Block
Multicultural:
Asian Students at Rider (ASAR), Black and Hispanic Alliance (BHA), Black Student Union (BSU), Chinese Club, Latin American Student Organization (LASO), Rider International Student Association (RISA), Rider's Organization of Caribbean Afflilated Students (ROCAS), Spanish Club, Spectrum Pride Alliance, and Women's Center
Special Interest:
Active Minds, Alpha Psi Omega, Alternative Film Club, BranchOut, Brown Water, Canticum Novum, College Democrats of Rider University, College Republicans, Council for Exceptional Children, Front Row Step Team, Heart Savers, Japanese Pop Culture Society (JPCS), On Fire, The Rider News, ROOTERS, Rider University Bronc Band, Rider University Network (RUN), The Rider Vibes, Strategy Game Club, Soulfege, Student Blood Council, The Shadow Yearbook, TRANSFERmation, Unashamed Gospel Choir, Venture, Warblers, Wildlife Conservation Club, and WRRC 107.7 FM
Service:
Circle K and Rider SERVES
*see the category "Leadership Development Opportunities/Volunteerism"
Spiritual/Religious:
Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM), Hillel, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, and Protestant Campus Ministry (PCM)


Intercollegiate Athletics

Team Captain 20 points per semester
Member 10 points per semester

Included in this category are the following organizations:
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading and Stunt Team, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming/Diving, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, and Wrestling


On-Campus Student Employment and Leadership

Residence Life

Resident Advisor 25 points per semester
House Manager 25 points per semester
Commuter Assistant 20 points per semester

Summer Employment at Rider

Orientation Leader 20 points per semester
Summer Conference Leader 20 points per semester
Summer Conference Assistant 20 points per semester
EOP Summer Counselor 15 points per semester

Office of Admissions

Tour Guides 15 points per semester
Ambassadors 10 points per semester

Peer Tutors, Assistants, and Mentors

RAP Peer Assistant 15 points per semester
Lead Peer Tutor (Student Support Services) 15 points per semester
Freshman Seminar Peer Leader 15 points per semester
Science Learning Community / GLASS Mentor
15 points per semester
Peer Tutors/Supplemental Instruction Leaders10 points per semester
LDP Mentor 10 points per semester
Lambda Pi Eta Mentory
10 points per semester
Sanda/International Student Mentor
15 points per semester
PHOCUS 10 points per semester

Supervisors/Managers

Aramark Student Manager 20 points per semester
Student Center Manager 20 points per semester
Rec. Programs/Student Intramural Supervisors
15 points per semester
Rec. Programs Official
10 points per semester

Internships/Externships/Research/Off-Campus Employment

15 - 16 Week Internships or Externships (1 semester) 20 points
10 - Week Internships or Externships 15 points
6 - Week Internships or Externships 10 points
1 - 2 Week Study Abroad 5 points
15 - 16 Week Study Abroad (1 semester) 15 points
Student Teaching (Education majors) 20 points
Practicum (Education majors) 10 points
Independent Research (1 semester) 20 points
Research Lab Assistant 15 points
Field Research (1 semester) 20 points
Managerial position at an off-campus business 10 points
Summer Camp Counselor (off-campus) - full summer 15 points

Leadership Development Opportunities/Volunteerism

NJ Bonner Leaders/Americorps25 points per semester
Emerging Leaders / MSLI 15 points per semester
Small Business Institute 15 points per semester
Minding Your Own Business* 15 points per semester
GOALS Program (Greek Life) 15 points per semester
Community Standards Board member 10 points per semester
National Conference presenter10 points
Coach (e.g., local sports team coach)10 points per semester
Lead Choreographer5 points per show
University Committee, Tripartite, or Task Force member 5 points per semester
National Conference participation (e.g., NACA) 5 points
Case Competition (e.g. Johnson & Johnson)10 points

*unless counted for the Multicultural/Ethics Elective

Leadership Development Program Executive Committee

Executive Board Member
15 points per semester
Publication Editor
5 points per publication

 

Volunteerism**

Community Service Organization Member (e.g., Big Brothers/Big Sisters) - 3 - 8 hour weekly commitment 2 points per week up to 25 points per semester
Community Service Organization Member (e.g., Big Brothers/Big Sisters) - 0 - 3 hour weekly commitment 1 point per week up to 15 points per semester
Community Service Event participant 5 points per event
Community Service Event Organizer/Implementer* 15 points per event
EMS Volunteer (e.g., volunteer firefighter, EMT) 10 points per semester
Service Trip (1-2 weeks)5 points
Service Trip (Semester Long)15 points

*LDP 200 class service project does not receive points
**Volunteer points only counted for community service completed above and beyond requirements of other organizations (i.e. Bonner)