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Colleges and Universities

One Day University for High School Students


*High school student registration for this event is closed.*

The Aspen Institute’s Youth & Engagement Programs, One Day University, and College Summit, are partnering to bring D.C. metro area high school students One Day University for High School Students!

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Several hundred D.C., Maryland, and Virginia metropolitan area (DMV) high school students will EXPERIENCE a college classroom, EXPLORE aspects of campus life, and CONNECT with resources to help get them to and through college. A morning of lectures delivered by university professors will be followed by a workshop led by College Summit, a nonprofit that works to place high school students across the nation on the path to college and career success.

Transportation to and from the venue and meals will be provided.


  • Anna Celenza – Georgetown University’s Thomas E. Caestecker Professor of Music
  • Jeremi Suri – The University of Texas at Austin’s Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs
  • Louis Masur – Rutgers University’s Distinguished Professor, American Studies and History


Current college students are needed for a one day mentoring opportunity. If you are a current college student or 2016 graduate who would like to facilitate a lunch conversation with a small group of high school students, apply here!

Event information
Mon May 8, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm EDT
Norfolk Southern Club @ Nationals Park
1500 S Capitol St SE
Washington, D.C.