Frequently Asked Questions

Where exactly is the SLOT Conference?
The SLOT Conference is held at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.

When is the SLOT Conference?
The SLOT Conference will take place on March 27-29, 2015. We are in the process of finalizing the schedule, but the tentative plan is for delegates to begin checking in between 12:00 and 1:00 on Friday, March 27. The conference will end by 1:00 PM on Sunday, March 29.

Why should I attend SLOT?
At the SLOT Conference, delegates will acquire various leadership and communication skills. As a delegate you will hear distinguished speakers talk about the variation of leadership skills which have helped them in their careers and throughout their life. While attending SLOT you will meet amazing people from many diverse backgrounds. You will not only establish great friendships, but you will be given the opportunity to launch your network with current and future Aggies. It is a great experience and we cannot wait to see you in the Spring!

How do I apply?
You can apply by clicking the SLOT Delegate Application link. The deadline for applications is January 16, 2015. Decision's will be sent electronically January 20, 2015.

What do I do after I have applied?
Within 7 days after applying, you should receive a conformation email from our SLOT team. Decision's will be sent electronically January 20, 2015. If you are selected as a delegate, our team will be in contact to complete the registration process and give you further information about the conference.

What do I bring?
Pack the following in no more than TWO bags/suitcases:
1) Appropriate clothing
2) Sleeping bag and pillow
3) Towel
4) Toiletries
5) Comfortable walking shoes
6) Umbrella / poncho
7) Camera (optional)
8) Money for snacks / souvenirs (optional)

Can my child arrive late/leave early?
Requests to arrive late/leave early should be directed to With prior notice, we are willing to work with students who need to arrive late on Friday or leave early on Sunday. However, please know that we do have speakers and activities Friday afternoon and Sunday morning that your child would miss. Students cannot leave the conference and then return. Once a delegate has signed out, they are considered permanently withdrawn from the conference and cannot sign back in.

I can no longer attend SLOT. May I request a refund?
Yes, refunds will be available until February 16th. Requests should be directed to

Who will I stay with?
During the weekend, you and one other person will be staying in the dormitory of a freshman on campus at Texas A&M University.

Can my child request a roommate?
Roommate requests should be directed to We will consider roommate requests, but cannot guarantee that the requests will be met because of the high number of delegates attending the conference.

What if I have more questions?
Call us at and ask for a SLOT Representative or e-mail us at

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