NAFSA Advocacy Day
March 13-14, 2017
Help move key legislation at NAFSA's 2017 Advocacy Day. Speak out for students, scholars, and policies that matter to you!
After a day of training and strategizing, you will head to Capitol Hill with all the tools you need to educate Congress on how international education impacts your state and district and why we need a more globally engaged and welcoming United States. Personal meetings will be scheduled for you with your elected officials and their staff in both the Senate and House of Representatives. Register now.
- Register by January 10 to take advantage of early-bird savings.
- You must be logged in to register. If you do not have a NAFSA account, create one for free.
- Ask your NAFSA regional leadership team about travel grant opportunities.
- Student Rate: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending with a full-time professional are welcome to register at the discounted student rate. Limit 3 students per professional.
|Early-bird Savings (until Jan. 10, 2017)
||Regular Rate (Jan. 11-Feb. 13, 2017)
Booking Your Hotel Room
Hamilton Crowne Plaza
1001 14th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
Deadline: February 17, 2017
A limited number of double and single rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi are available at a discounted group rate of $219/night at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza. To book your hotel room, visit this reservation page or call 877-424-2449, use the group code “NIC” and reference the NAFSA 2017 Advocacy Day room block.
View a tentative schedule of 2017 Advocacy Day.
2017 Advocate of the Year Nominations
The Advocate of the Year Award is an annual award presented at NAFSA Advocacy Day to recognize an international education advocate who has excelled in grassroots advocacy. The Advocate of the Year inspires others to make a difference by engaging their elected officials in discussions and promoting policies that support international education and exchange. Nominate a colleague to be the 2017 Advocate of the Year.
Find the 2016 online briefing materials here including issue briefs, insight into key congressional committees, restaurant recommendations near the hotel, links to DC metro maps and and more.