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 2017:
- Wednesday, February 22: Concordia College, Saint Benedict/Saint John’s, St. Scholastica
- Tuesday, March 7: Concordia University, St. Kate’s, St. Thomas
- Tuesday, March 21: Gustavus, Bethany Lutheran, Saint Mary’s
- Thursday, April 6: Augsburg, Bethel, Hamline, Macalester, St. Olaf
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.