Resources For Students

Making the Most of SLC

There is a lot to see and do at SLC, so check out these tips to help you get ready. You may not be sure what to bring, or encounter additional expenses on your trip, so we’ve made a few checklists list to help. You can also find information on how to find funding. Be prepared for a great time!

  • Travel (airline or car) to and from Charlotte, NC.
  • Meals/snacks during travel to and from NC.
  • Transfers from airport to and from the hotel.
  • Registration fee per student/Advisor.
  • Any activities that are not part of the conference that you plan on your own.
  • Extra hotel nights or extra hotel rooms (HKN is covering the cost of one hotel room per Chapter for up to four students for two nights and the cost of the hotel room for a faculty advisor for two nights).
  • All other incidental expenses.
  • Need to do some fundraising for the travel costs? Review this Funding Resource Guide.
  • The last slide of the deck has a sample budget template to help you determine how much you might need to raise.
  • Attire:
    • business casual, business professional, and culturally appropriate dress. Many HKN Chapters wear their Chapter Polo or Chapter Shirts. 
    • Dress for Saturday may include Business Professional for the recruitment fair at your discretion.
    • SLC 2024 T-shirts will be distributed Friday at registration.
    • Business casual: suits, dress slacks, khakis, dresses, collared shirts, dress shoes and casual shoes.
    • Business professional: Suits, dress slacks, sport coats, blazers, dress shirts and ties, skirts and blouses, sweaters, dress shoes, and culturally appropriate dress.
  • Some workshops may require you to have your laptop.
  • Average temperatures in North Carolina, low of 40 F (4 C) and a high of 64 F (18 C), dress accordingly.