About the Conference

Improve your SG and network with peers while experiencing all that DC has to offer.

LOCATION RIGHT NEXT TO THE U.S. CAPITOL! In 2020, the conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, just a five minute walk from the Capitol, House & Senate office buildings, and the Smithsonian museums.

Best Rates: Register by 4/3/2020!

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.

Download a flier about this year’s conference
Download the conference brochure
View a video about the 2019 conference

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

Even Better in 2020
  • Location right next to the U.S. Capitol and Union Station (you’ll save money and time on transportation. Walk to the Metro stop, museums, and restaurants!
  • Conference hotel, the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, just five minutes from the U.S. Capitol
  • Lower transportation costs! Ride the Metro from the airport for a few dollars. Once you’re at the hotel, you can walk to everything! You don’t need Uber, Lyft, or taxis!
  • Lower parking costs! The hotel parking is $15 per night cheaper for guests
  • More time to visit Capitol Hill (walk to everything!)
  • New! Pre-conference Presidential Leadership Institute and parliamentary procedure/meetings training
  • New! All workshops/roundtable on the same floor in the conference hotel
  • New! More hotel elevators for quicker and easier access to sleeping rooms
  • Free Internet at the conference hotel (normally $14.95 per day)
  • More free time for sightseeing on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • New workshops and speakers (nine new speakers and 17 new workshops!)
  • New workshops led by student leaders and advisors
  • More interactive training sessions
  • More training sessions for advisors
  • Free reception Thursday night (for students) at the conference hotel
  • Free “ASGA Loves Advisors” reception on Thursday (free food and open bar for advisors)
  • Workshop Guide to help you choose which workshops will help you most
  • More detailed training Workshop Descriptions to help you choose which workshops will help you most
  • More facilitated and structured round-table caucuses focused on hot issues and problems
  • Later start times each morning
  • SG Exchange (bring your SG brochures, constitutions, T-Shirts, pens, and more to exchange with other schools)
  • Private consulting by appointment
  • 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 ASGA’s passionate and personable presenters who have devoted their lives to serving and supporting collegiate Student Governments
What is the date?

The conference will be held Thursday, October 8 through Sunday, October 11, 2020. Come earlier or stay later to lobby on Capitol Hill.

What is the conference location?

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?

Fees will be as low as $339 per person for ASGA members ($100 off!) and $439 for non-members (Register by April 3, 2020 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, 635 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 continental breakfast on Friday morning (coffee/tea, juice, and a selection of bagels, muffins, and fruit) and breakfast Saturday and Sunday at the Union Station food court (many choices!)
  • Free reception Thursday night (for students) at the conference hotel
  • Free ASGA LOVES ADVISORS reception on Thursday evening (drink coupon 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)
  • 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 Student Government Presidents Bootcamp offered before the conference
  • An “ASGA Conferences Rock!” T-shirt for each delegate from Clothowear.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 pen
  • Free Internet (valued at $14.95 daily) at Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol HIll if you stay there
  • A 10% discount on ASGA membership for non-members who join within 10 days after 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