Day at the Capitol
Students — meet with your legislators at the State Capitol to advocate for the Minnesota State Grant program! This program provides critical support to almost 100,000 Minnesotans — that’s one in four undergraduates at public and private colleges.
Day at the Capitol occurred on these dates in 2018:
- Wednesday, February 28: Augsburg, Macalester, St. Scholastica, St. Thomas
- Wednesday, March 14: Concordia College, Concordia University, Saint Mary's, St. Olaf
- Tuesday, March 27: Bethany Lutheran, Gustavus, Hamline
- Tuesday, April 10: Bethel, Saint Benedict/Saint John’s, St. Kate's
What happens at Day at the Capitol?
You'll receive a policy and lobbying briefing including comments from House and Senate members who represent your campus. Then you'll meet with legislators and attend a Q&A session. The Minnesota Private College Council provides training and materials and makes legislative appointments for participants. See schedule examples.