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Join us on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

for AICUP on the Hill Day at the Capitol!

Contact Nichole Duffy for more information; registration will open in January 2020.


Faces of Student Aid from AICUP on Vimeo.

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AICUP on the Hill Day is a day set aside each year for students from our member institutions to advocate for legislative support for private institutions of higher education. It is a great opportunity to remind legislators that their constituents attend private colleges and universities because it provides an excellent educational opportunity and experience for the participating students.

This year's advocacy day primarily focuses on funding for the institutional assistance grants, PHEAA grant programs and the Ready to Succeed Scholarship program so more middle-income students can benefit from the financial help it provides.

We look forward to seeing all of our member representatives for another successful AICUP on the Hill Day! 


Seton Hill University PHEAA Grant Recipient Michaela Shares her Story

Why the PHEAA State Grant is important to me?

Seton Hill University PHEAA Grant Recipient Jennifer Shares her Story

Why the PHEAA State Grant is important to me?

Seton Hill University PHEAA Grant Recipient Jackie Shares her Story

Why the PHEAA State Grant is important to me?

Student Advocacy Advisory Council Webinar

2020 AICUP on the Hill Day Webinar 

The 2020 webinar will be scheduled for March 2020. A finalized date will be released in January 2020.
This webinar includes tactics for talking to legislators, effectively telling your story, and using social media to promote your cause.

To view the 2019 webinar recording, click Here

Contact Nichole Duffy with any questions. 

Social Media

We will be using social media to highlight activities during the AICUP on the Hill event. Please tag AICUP, your college, and your legislators in all your posts!

What is an Advocate?

ad·vo·cate noun /advəkət/: a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.

Being an advocate gives you an opportunity to make sure your voice is heard. As a participant of Student Aid Advocacy Day you are actively building vital support for financial aid programs for Pennsylvania private college and university students. 

Your advocacy efforts will be focused on meeting with your elected officials on Student Aid Advocacy Day at the Capitol, and in actively engaging other students on your campus. Please make sure you familiarize yourself with the materials and resources sections. Informed student advocates can make a difference in important policy-making decisions.

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