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 2016:
- Wednesday, April 6: Augsburg, Concordia College, Hamline, Saint Ben's/Saint John's, Saint Mary's
- Tuesday, April 12: Bethany, Concordia University, Macalester, St. Kate's, St. Olaf
- Wednesday, April 20: Bethel, Gustavus, St. Thomas
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.
Video: The Minnesota State Grant: How students speak up
Video: The Minnesota State Grant: Why it matters
View Day at the Capitol and State Grant videos on YouTube
Related Topics: Policy