Student Conferences

Meet top college students from across the nation. Form friendships based on a love of wisdom and timeless questions. Learn from leading conservative professors. Join a community that includes scholars, authors, government officials, journalists, attorneys, and judges.

That’s what you can expect at our conferences.

Upcoming Conferences

A Tale of Five Cities: Alabama Student Conference

June 02-07, 2019
Montgomery, AL

Study the roots of American order through five representative cities: Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and Philadelphia.

The Principles of Liberty: An ISI Summer Conference

June 12-16, 2019
Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 3901 Centerville Road, Wilmington DE 19807

A deep dive into the principles that made America

ISI Honors Program

August 04-10, 2019
Talaris Conference Center, 4000 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105

An unparalleled intellectual experience for undergraduates

2019 Seattle Student Conference

October 19, 2019
Seattle, WA

Join like-minded students and scholars in Seattle for this daylong conference

2019 Fort Worth Student Conference

November 16, 2019
Fort Worth, TX

Join like-minded students and scholars in Fort Worth for this daylong conference

2020 Salt Lake City Student Conference

February 08, 2020
Salt Lake City, UT

Join like-minded students and scholars in Salt Lake City for this daylong conference

2020 Indianapolis Student Conference

April 04, 2020
Indianapolis, IN

Join like-minded students and scholars in Indianapolis for this daylong conference

Make Friends, Meet Mentors

Join like-minded students and professors for a weekend of conversation and camaraderie. Spots are limited, so apply today!

Honors Program

Ready to go to the next level? Become an ISI Honors Scholar.

Our Honors Program begins with an intensive weeklong summer conference featuring outstanding students from across the country as well as top conservative professors. During the next academic year you will work with your ISI faculty mentor and attend invitation-only weekend seminars.

“Every conference I attend makes me value ISI more—for the knowledge I gain and the relationships I develop.”
- Tessa Piety, Berry College alumna
“When it comes to bringing students together in pursuit of truth, ISI is really second to none.”
- Micah Meadowcroft, Hillsdale College alumnus
“The rich conversations at ISI conferences made me realize why I went to university.”
- Emily Rose Mitchell, Rhodes College
“Every time I attend an ISI event or conference I am amazed by the quantity and caliber of the intellectual conversations. These discussions are invaluable to me.”
- Margaret Schuhriemen, University of Dallas