Leaven: Incoming Students Retreat

Leaven 2020

During Leaven, I became comfortable and grew to love the new place I would call home, and I discovered all the ways I could be involved on campus while living out my faith.
- Kayla Garchar, Class of 2019

Online Registration for Leaven is now closed. However, if you are still interested in participating, please reach out to Annie Boyle at boylea@up.edu.

Leaven 2020 will take place as a virtual retreat. We look forward to welcoming our newest members of the UP community!

Dates: July 20-22; beginning at 1:00 p.m. and concluding between 4:30-5:00 p.m. Pacific Time each afternoon**
Location: This will be a virtual retreat over Zoom. We hope to find ways to gather in person in the fall semester.
Open to: All incoming students of all faith backgrounds
Capacity: 40 students

**We know spending multiple hours on a screen can be tiring! Afternoons will include breaks and activities that get you away from your device.

What can you expect?

  • Connect with incoming students and current students involved in Campus Ministry
  • Learn about ways to engage in your life of faith while in college
  • Hear from current students about their experiences with transitioning to college, building a community, and growing in faith
  • Reflect in small groups, enjoy fun activities, spend time in prayer, and look forward to the new semester together
Please contact Annie Boyle at boylea@up.edu or 503.943.7889 with any questions.