October 5 | 7:00 PM
First thing's first. Meet the incredible student leaders and SGA teams you'll work with throughout the weekend. It's a low key soiree with light refreshments where you can and your team can connect with your counterparts nationwide.
October 6 | 9:00 AM
As we kick off the formal program, you'll be challenged to reimagine student leadership and the very role of student government. You'll identify personal and team-wide priorities, looming challenges facing higher education, and exciting opportunities to build a better campus.
October 6 | 10:15 AM
Explore the issues and themes driving higher ed policy today. These expert-led sessions will empower student leaders with the information to be effective advocates on a wide range of issues that affect students' lives and wellbeing.
- Championing Mental Health
- Campus Sexual Assault Policy & Prevention
- Advancing Equity in Education
- College Affordability
October 6 | 12:00 PM
Lunch: Team Check-In
Work with your team to share new information, connections, and ideas. You'll have the chance to workshop new project ideas and explore team action planning.
october 6 | 1:00 PM
The afternoon is all about you and your team developing the skillsets to drive effective advocacy and leadership through the year ahead. The workshops are designed to facilitate leadership development and action planning to maximize the impact you'll bring back to your campus.
- Leveraging the media
- Getting your message out
- Project planning & management
- Coalition building
- Lobbying 101
october 6 | 4:00 PM
State of Student Voice
Wonder how to more effectively advance change on your campus? NCLC has research for that. We'll lead a full group workshop exploring the national state of student voice in higher education and share tools to improve student engagement on your campus.
October 6 | 6:00 PM
October 7 | 9:00 AM
Breakfast Meet Ups
Connect with other student leaders based on the positions held in student government. It's a great time to learn about how other president, VPs, senators, chiefs of staff, etc. approach their roles on other campuses!
october 7 | 10:15 AM
Action planning in your teams.
october 7 | 12:00 PM