Leadership Development

FPU is committed to assisting students in developing character and competence to become effective leaders — those who inspire, empower, and serve others. There are many opportunities to participate in leadership roles:

  • Admissions Student Counselors
  • University Clubs
  • College Hour Ministry Team
  • Commuter Assistants
  • Intramural Board
  • International Program
  • MACE (Multi-ethnic Association)*
  • Peer Mentors*
  • Resident Assistants*
  • Assistant Resident Assistants*
  • Student Activities Board
  • Student Chaplain Team*
  • Student Government Association*

The benefit of participating includes:

  • Attending the annual leadership retreat.
  • Developing leadership skills through training, scholarship and application.
  • Building relationships with administration, faculty, staff and peers.
  • Enhancing and improving leadership competence by planning and participating in projects and events.
  • The satisfaction of working hard to make a difference.

*The responsibilities of the following position include expectations for the spiritual care and/or spiritual leadership of FPU students: MACE (Multi-ethnic Association), Peer Mentors, President and Vice President of the Student Government Association, Residence Life and Student Chaplains. Therefore, applicants must display evidence of a Christian faith and a lifestyle compatible with the Fresno Pacific University confession of faith. They must also sign indicating that they are in agreement with the FPU confession of faith as well as the Fresno Pacific University Idea which are reflective of FPU's governance by the Pacific District Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches and its roots in the Anabaptist movement. The official confession of faith for the university can be found online at: 


The Fresno Pacific Idea can be located online at:


Recognized University Clubs 

  • Anime Club
  • Aspiring Educators Association
  • Black Student Union Club (BSU)
  • Criminologists of FPU Club
  • Culinary Club
  • Delight Ministries Club
  • Gaming Club
  • International Club
  • Latinx Student Union Club
  • Lego Lovers Club
  • Nursing Club
  • Mental Health Matters FPU Psychology Club
  • Pre-Health Club
  • Pre-Pharmacy Club
  • Publication Club
  • Shalom Club
  • S.E.E.
  • Social Work Club
  • Wilderness Club