Track 2 Success: McNair & SSS Post Grad Preparation Conference

We have designed a conference that will provide each participant tangible skills necessary for graduate school preparation, work force development, and study abroad. The conference will be held at Purdue University Northwest – Hammond, on October 25-26, 2019. A special feature of the conference includes attendance to the Broadway Production of Hamilton: An American Musical and dinner at a Brazilian restaurant, Fogo De Chao, in Downtown Chicago.

For registration, click hereCost is $350 (student and staff), plus taxes and fees. Participant registration includes:

  • Dinner on Fri, Oct. 25 at Fogo De Chao in Downtown Chicago
  • Admission ticket to Hamilton: An American Musical
  • Lodging the night of Fri, Oct. 25
  • Breakfast on Sat, Oct. 26
  • Lunch on Sat, Oct. 26
  • Conference materials.

Registration closes October 1, 2019. Only 100 spots available! Register soon to secure your group's participation!

Lodging will be at the Hampton Inn & Suites (2842 Carlson Dr., Hammond, IN 46323). Reservations will be made by Indiana TRIO on behalf of registered groups. Indiana TRIO will provide group room confirmations prior to the event.


Simply log into your Eventbrite account and click on your order. Then click the "Edit" link (on the right) to get started. Edits can be through Oct. 1. After this date, any additional edits to the attendee information must be emailed to

Payment is due by the start of the event October 25, 2019. Tickets are non-refundable.

For questions, please contact the Conference Chair, Michael Hines, at

Tracks Agenda: Click here.

Tracks Flyer: Click here.

Find pictures from the 2018 Indiana TRIO Student Leadership Conference by clicking here!

Above: Pictures from the 2017 Indiana TRIO Student Leadership Conference!