What to Wear


Come to NCSL prepared to let yourself shine as you meet leaders from other campuses. We recommend the following attire:

Thursday, November 16 – Opening Day

As the conference kicks off you’ll meet students from across the country and around the world. You are encouraged to show your school pride by wearing your school’s logo apparel as you and your group engage with delegates in the networking sessions designed to help you make connections on the first day.

What to Wear at NCSL


Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18

Professional business attire is encouraged. As the conference continues you’ll meet more delegates, interact with presenters, and continue to practice the skills of professional polish that represent you at your best.

Professional Business Attire


Sunday, November 19

This is personal style day! Whether you’re travelling, or heading to the theme parks, you are encouraged to dress in your own personal style.

Personal Style


Be ready to introduce yourself in 30 seconds!

Work on your elevator speech before you arrive at the conference. Here’s a link to an article to get you pointed in the right direction: Great Career Success Debate: Building the killer elevator pitch