About the Conference

At the 2017 National Student Government Summit, you’ll improve your SG and network with peers.

BRAND NEW LOCATION RIGHT NEXT TO THE U.S. CAPITOL! In 2017, the conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, just five minutes from the Capitol, House & Senate office buildings, and the Smithsonian museums!

LOWER REGISTRATION FEES! Registration rates are $20 per person lower in 2017 than last year!

In your spare time, shop at Union Station, snap photos of the majestic monuments along the Potomac, meet your representatives face-to-face on Capitol Hill, or satisfy your intellectual side with a free visit to the Smithsonian museums. In the evenings, grab a bite in Chinatown, discover real jazz while strolling down U Street, mingle at a trendy bar in Georgetown, or see a play at the infamous Ford’s Theater. All within walking distance!

Download a flier about this year’s conference
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View a video about the 2017 conference

Any SG leader from any school, no matter what state you’re from, is welcome to attend!

The 2017 National Student Government Summit features:
  • oomf_unit-front-500pDozens of intensive workshops and round-tables designed to address the specific needs of your Student Government
  • Workshops for all levels of Student Governments: very evolved and strong SGs, new SGs just starting out, and SGs trying to improve
  • 14 brand-new workshops led by new presenters!
  • New: Workshops led by student leaders and advisors
  • Experienced and knowledgeable speakers from across the nation, all of whom are former SG leaders/advisors themselves
  • Workshops and presentations that directly apply to SG advisors and administrators
  • Private consulting by appointment

    American Student Leader Awards

  • Meeting space for students/advisors to meet on their own
  • Extra built-in time to network and brainstorm with other SG leaders and advisors attending the conference
  • Plenty of free-time to experience all that Washington, D.C. and our nation’s Capitol have to offer
  • Personal attention from the ASGA’s passionate and personable presenters who have devoted their lives to serving and supporting collegiate Student Governments
  • Free phone and mobile device charging (courtesy of theoomf.com)
What is the date?

The conference will be held Thursday, September 28, 2017 through Sunday, October 1, 2017. Come earlier or stay later to lobby on Capitol Hill. You’ll be five minutes walking distance from the U.S. Capitol!

What is the conference location?

Brand-new location for 2017! The conference is hosted at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, the closest hotel to the U.S. Capitol and one of the most beautiful and convenient hotels in the Washington area.

The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill is just two blocks from the Metro, and is five minutes walking distance from the U.S. Capitol, the Union Station mall, the National Mall, and the Smithsonian museums.

Text ASGA at conference ONLY: 352-258-4604

What is the cost?

2017 registration fees will be $20 per person LOWER than in 2016! Fees will be as low as $339 per person for ASGA members ($100 off!) and $439 for non-members (Register & pay by April 14, 2017 for these Platinum Planner rates). The earlier you register, the lower the cost! Register six or more and save.

What will be the total attendance?

The National Student Government Summit is the largest Student Government conference in America. Last year, 616 student leaders and advisors from 120 institutions in 33 states attended (48 community colleges, 36 public institutions, and 36 private institutions).

What’s included in the registration fee?
  • Admission to all workshops, roundtables, and presentations (nearly 100) over the entire four-day conference
  • Extensive hand-outs
  • Two lunches: A hot plated sit-down lunch on Friday (salad, pasta, dessert, bread, iced tea) and a lunch on Saturday (choice of restaurants at Union Station)
  • Three breakfasts: Free light breakfast on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning (coffee/tea, juice, and a selection of bagels, muffins, and fruit)
  • Free coffee breaks on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning
  • Free reception on Capitol HIll (sponsored by George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management)
  • Free ASGA LOVES ADVISORS reception on Thursday evening (open bar and hot food). Beautiful view of U.S. Capitol
  • Free tour of the U.S. Capitol (sign up early)
  • Free tour of the U.S. Holocaust Museum (sign up early)
  • Waiver of application fees for the American Student Leader Awards (America’s Best Student Government, President, and Advisor)
  • Private consulting appointments (one-hour blocks valued at $499 are very limited, so sign up early)
  • Discounts on Constitution Review bonus services at the conference
  • Discounts on Elections Codes Review bonus services at the conference
  • Discounts on Parliamentary Procedure Training before the conference
  • Discounts on Speaker Bootcamp offered before the conference (see www.speakerbootcamp.org)
  • An “ASGA Conferences Rock!” T-shirt for each delegate from CampusTshirt.com (valued at $10 each)
  • One ASGA “Flash Drive” for each school that registers (includes all PowerPoints and handouts from the conference) valued at $29.95
  • National Student Government Summit binder, ASGA notepad, ASGA pen
  • Free Internet (valued at $14.95 daily) at Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol HIll if you stay there
  • Discounts on selected nearby restaurants through Student Government Perks
  • A 10% discount on ASGA membership for non-members who join within 10 days of the conference
  • 20% discount on ASGA Store items (leadership books, DVDs, CDs, and more) purchased at the conference (use ASGADC code)
  • 35% discount on on-campus SG consultations booked at the conference
  • Excellent personal service and attention from the ASGA team