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College Location

The Leadership Development Institute is housed on the scenic campus of Eckerd College on Boca Ciega Bay in St. Petersburg, FL.  Eckerd College is located at 4200 54th Avenue South (Pinellas Bayway, Exit 17 off of I-275).  Approximately two weeks before your program, we will contact you to provide directions to the on-campus training facility.


Please reference the link sent in the Registration Verification Email to make your reservation at the program hotel.  Contact LDI Client Relations at 800.753.0444 if you need additional assistance in making your hotel reservation.

Flight Arrangements

Tampa International Airport is conveniently located only 25 miles from the Eckerd College Campus and 20 miles from our partner hotel. Your program starts early in the morning on the first day, so schedule your arriving flight the day before the program starts. Please verify the ending time of your selected program with our staff so you can make your departure plans accordingly


Transportation from the airport to St. Petersburg (approx. 25 miles) is available through Lyft, Uber, taxi or rental car.  Most major rental car companies are available at the airport.  For directions to the Eckerd College campus, please click HERE.

Assessment Materials

Central to any LDI program is the battery of assessment materials which you will receive prior to the program. You must complete and return the assessment materials by the due date indicated in the portal. For any questions about your assessment packet, please contact Client Relations at or 800.753.0444.


Attire for the entire program is casual and comfortable.  During the winter months, a sweater or jacket is suggested.  Below are the monthly average high and low temperatures for the Tampa Bay Area.


Before a program begins, the Leadership Development Institute at Eckerd College incurs substantial administrative costs related to your registration. Please review our  Refund Policy and Transfer & Substitution Policy.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions at 800.753.0444 or 727.864.8213 or email us at