BMCC Academy of Leadership and Service

BMCC students are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities for leadership, involvement and service in our community. Some of the possibilities include:

  • Building Outstanding Leaders of Tomorrow (BOLT) is a one semester program designed primarily for first semester students. Through a series of weekly workshops and activities, students are expected to learn the basic skills required to become an effective leader and to learn what opportunities are available to participate in student life and to fill student leadership roles at the college.

Check back for the Fall 2024 session application.


  • Student Partners Lending Universal Support (PLUS) is a program based upon service for the local and college community. Student partners volunteer on and off campus at various events/activities, and assist offices and fellow students. Participants in the program must serve a minimum of 25 hours for each term they are a member and must attend 4 leadership training workshops.


To apply, please fill out the online application and attend (1) of the orientations below.

      • Thursday February 8 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
      • Friday February 9 from 2-4 p.m.

        Room: TBA (Students who apply will receive an email with the location)
  • The Peer Mentoring Program is students helping students in a purposeful way. Current students who are looking for an empowering interpersonal leadership experience and who meet the program criteria are encouraged to apply to become Mentors. BMCC’s Peer Mentors are committed to sharing their own experiences to motivate others, help them grow, set goals and become successful.

Please contact the Office of Student Activities if you have any questions.

Office of Student Activities (OSA)
(212) 220-8160
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.