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The Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement (SCLA) honors students’ achievement and empowers them to be the leaders of tomorrow. We aim to maximize student potential through our powerful, customized skills development platform, vibrant mentor and peer community, and competency-based certification. SCLA offers a customized experience with practical exercises, exclusive webinars and events, and mentoring to help students develop skills and apply them in real-life situations. Our members become leaders who stand out from the crowd!

Membership Overview

  • Invitations are sent quarterly, via E-Mail
  • SCLA always welcomes new qualified members. A membership application may be completed and submitted. A membership team will review the submitted application and respond promptly.

Membership Requirements

Undergraduate Students

  • Completed a minimum of 13.5 undergraduate credit hours including transfer credit
  • 3.0 GPA or better

Graduate Students

  • Students who have accumulated 9 or more credit hours.
  • Students who have achieved a minimum GPA of a 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.

The Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement (SCLA) and Strayer University Commencement

SCLA honor cords are available for members to purchase. If you’re interested in purchasing a cord, please contact

If you have questions, please contact the faculty sponsor at; or contact (202) 769-5000 or