Strengths for Students

Discover your Strengths, Student Leadership Programs

“Each person’s greatest room for growth is in the areas of his or her greatest strengths.”
-Donald O. Clifton 

Do you ever wonder why you make certain choices?
Why you do what you do?
Why you like certain things?
Why you are better at some things than others?
There’s a reason. It’s your talents!

Welcome to a transformative journey of self-discovery and personal growth with the CliftonStrengths Assessment – a powerful tool designed to illuminate your unique strengths and talents!

Spring 2024 Sessions:

General Strengths Session — Friday, February 9 from 12:00PM – 2:00PM in Union 250
Strengths for Seniors –Tuesday, April 16 from 12:00PM – 2:00PM in Union 381

(To register for the sessions, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.)

What is Strengths Assessment?
Explore the depths of your abilities and talents with the CliftonStrengths Assessment. Through a series of carefully crafted questions, this assessment unveils your dominant strengths, providing you with a clear understanding of what sets you apart. Please visit the CliftonStrengths Assessment page to know how it works.

Impact of your Strengths:
Developed by Gallup, this assessment identifies your top five strengths from a list of 34 themes. And guess what, there’s a 1 in 33 million odds of having the same Top 5 strengths in the same order as someone else!

According to Gallup:
♦ 6x as likely to be engaged in their job
♦ 6x as likely to strongly agree that they have the chance to do what they do best every day
♦ 3x as likely to report having an excellent quality of life

Leaders around the world are using their strengths to empower others, achieve their goals and change the world.
Check out the Gallup website to learn more: Leading With Strengths – Gallup

What is included in the workshop?

  • Exploring Your Strengths:
    Explore your unique strengths and talents through a comprehensive assessment.
  • Accessing Your Insights:
    Receive a detailed report providing valuable insights into your strengths.
  • Personalized Guidance and Growth:
    Collaborate with a mentor to comprehensively understand, analyze and enhance your top 5 strengths.

Participant Information:

  • This program is for UWM students
  • Undergraduate or graduate students are welcome
  • Advanced registration is encouraged
  • Participants will need access to a laptop or tablet (not a smartphone) for the session. If you do not have access to a laptop or tablet, please email
  • Explore our tailored workshops designed for classrooms, departments, or student organizations. For additional information, please visit: Leadership Programs Custom Workshop or contact Student Leadership Programs at