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Frequently Asked Questions

We know there's A LOT to prepare for when it comes to conferences. We want to make sure you have everything you need! Check out the topics below for general information regarding this year's CUFI Summit.

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General Information

When is the CUFI Summit?

Student delegates will arrive on Saturday, July 27th, and depart on Wednesday, July 31st. Activities for student delegates will begin on Saturday evening and continue all day Sunday for student-only advocacy training. CUFI Summit sessions for all attendees will begin Sunday night and continue all day Monday and Tuesday. An itinerary will be provided before the event via email and through the CUFI on Campus Summit website.

Where is it?

The CUFI Summit will take place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Programming locations will be provided closer to the Summit.

How much does it cost?

Registration is $50 for all scholarship participants. However, students are also responsible for meals that are not covered by the scholarship and any additional expenses that incur during travel and/or the conference.

What is covered by the scholarship?

Your scholarship covers the following:

  • Transportation costs up to $450

  • 4 nights in a hotel

  • A few meals (detailed meals listed below)

  • CUFI on Campus Advocacy Training Day

  • Meetings with official representatives on Capitol Hill

  • Admittance to the CUFI Summit

  • Admittance to the CUFI annual Night to Honor Israel

  • Admittance to the CUFI Partner Banquet

Please note: All airfare purchased is non-refundable. In the event of a cancellation or no-show, after CUFI has already booked airfare, the student will be responsible for reimbursing CUFI for the entire cost of the flight.

Can I invite my friends?

We strongly encourage you to invite your friends to attend the Summit. However, they must complete a scholarship application if they want to join CUFI on Campus programming. If you would like to recommend another student leader to attend, please send your recommendations to your Engagement Coordinator or to

What is the registration process?

You must complete the online registration steps located inside of your acceptance email. You must fill in all of the required fields and pay the appropriate registration fee. Within 72 hours of completion, a Frosch Travel agent will contact you with a confirmed flight. You will have 24 hours to make changes to your itinerary. If you have to cancel after CUFI books your flight, you will be responsible for the full cost of the ticket. 

When does registration take place?

Registration will open at 4pm on Saturday, July 27th at the Gaylord Resort. Attendees will be asked to present some photo ID or some official identification in order to receive their registration packet and badge. If you arrive before registration opens there will be a place to store your luggage and you are free to stay in the hotel lobby, get lunch, or explore the National Harbor area. Note: You must be back at the hotel before programming begins. 

What is the dress code?

Business/Business casual attire is the dress code for the entirety of the CUFI Summit. We give students a general guideline to dress as if they were going for a job interview. You can see a suggested packing list below to help guide you. As the CUFI Summit is a professional conference, if you attend in casual or travel attire, we will request that you change. 


Packing Suggestions

When it comes to packing keep in mind the airline you are traveling on. Checked luggage may be free on some airlines or could have a fee on others. The dress code for the Summit is business attire. See the list below for a suggested packing list. 

  • Government-issued ID (driver’s license, driver’s permit, passport, etc.): for use in the airport and to check in for the conference

  • Reusable water bottle to refill with water throughout the conference

  • Bible

  • Business attire for all Summit sessions (enough for 5 days; no jeans should be worn during Summit programming; you should plan to not need to wash laundry). A good guideline for this is to dress as if you are going to a job interview:

    • Examples of ladies’ business attire for this event: nice blouses, slacks, skirts, blazers, nice cardigan sweaters, dresses (dresses and skirts should be at the knee)

    • Examples of guys’ business casual attire for this event: button-down shirts, slacks, suit jackets, nice shoes (There should not be t-shirts)

  • Comfortable dress shoes. There is a lot of walking entailed during Summit. We have long days and want you to be as comfortable as possible. Ladies, if you choose to wear heels, we recommend you bring flats in your bag to change into for walking.

  • Light jacket or sweater because it can get cold in an air-conditioned building

  • Pajamas and undergarments

  • At least two outfits of casual clothing for after-programming hang-out time.

  • Toiletry items (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, face wash, hygiene products, etc.)

  • Prescription medications, including an epi-pen for allergies, if you have one

  • A few snack food items, such as granola bars or protein bars (highly suggested)

  • Spending money for souvenirs or additional expenses, such as meals during traveling

Provided Meals

Due to the blessing of our donors, we are providing the following meals during the Summit:

Saturday, July 27th - Dinner
Sunday, July 28th - Lunch

Tuesday, July 30th - Dinner

Students are encouraged to bring additional cash for snacks or beverages which can be purchased at the hotel cafe or other locations throughout the resort. 

Dietary Needs: If you have any dietary restrictions, please get in touch with CUFI on Campus

Community Standard

Security Measures

Security will be in place throughout the Summit venue; therefore your badge is non-transferable and must be worn at all times during all Summit events. Please note: No admittance is allowed into any session without your official CUFI badge. All attendees must show their badge as well as a government-issued identification card upon arrival before passing through our metal detectors. 

Be sure to wear your badge and carry your ID with you at all times. 

Community Standards

This is a professional conference that respects the highest standards of the Christian community. As such, the dress code is business professional for all sessions.


CUFI on Campus has a strict no-tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol during the Summit. Disruptive behavior of any kind will not be permitted and will result in removal from the conference. Acceptance of the scholarship provided to you by CUFI and by your participation in the CUFI Summit, you understand and agree to abide by the community standards set forth above. 

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