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JNF National Conference College Summit


2016 JNF National Conference College Summit


Registration Fee: $100

This covers your attendance at the conference, local accommodations, most local transportation and most meals.

Registration is required to attend the National Conference. It is a two-step process. If you have not completed both steps, you are not registered.

Step 1: Register NOW for JNF’s National Conference and make sure to indicate “College Student” to get the special rate.

Step 2: Complete the College Summit Secondary Registration Form

*Please note, in order to allow for geographic diversity, JNF reserves the right to limit the number of students from any particular university. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For any additional questions or to submit travel plans, please email

First Name
Last Name
Date of Birth
Year of Graduation
Are you Shomer Shabbat?
What is your major?
Help us plan the College Summit/JNFuture Networking Event- Please tell us what professional field you are interested in post-college (i.e. Medicine, Law, Retail, Non-profit management, etc)
Please list any organizations you are active with on campus
Have you ever been to Israel?
If yes, which program did you go on?
Please let us know how you will be traveling to New York City (Travel subsidies will be available to students traveling from outside New York City. If you will already be in the New York City area, please select N/A)
Subsidies Car (If you are traveling over 50 miles, we will reimburse you for mileage at 52.5 cents/mile, up to $150. Only the driver may submit the form for subsidy- we will hand out the form at the conference . You will be responsible for paying for your own parking)    
Bus (subsidies of up to $250 available)

Train (subsidies of up to $250 available)

Airplane (subsidies of up to $250 available)
Please provide your accommodation selection Local youth hostel, Jazz on Columbus Circle or Jazz on the Park provided by JNF (shuttle service between Jazz on the Park and conference will be provided)
I will arrange my own accommodations (at my own expense)
If you have roommate preferences, please list them here. You may only request roommates of the same gender. Please note that we will do our best to accommodate these requests, but cannot make guarantees.
Are you an alum of any of the following?

Emergency Contact Name
Relationship to participant
Emergency Contact Email address
Emergency Contact Phone number
Is there anything you would like to tell us?
Are you an AEPi member?
Are you a Masa Israel alum?
Are you a ICC Grinspoon Morningstar Fellow?
How did you hear about the College Summit?

Thank you very much for providing all of the above information. We look forward to seeing you in September! Please remember to submit all travel receipts/mileage to prior to the conference in order to be eligible for a travel subsidy.


Getting to the Conference

Check-In will begin at 10:00 am at the New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY 10019) and will last throughout the day. Since the opening plenary begins at 2:00 pm, we recommend arriving to register by that time.

After the opening plenary, you can check into the local youth hostels where you will stay Friday and Saturday nights.

Our program is slated to run until 5:30 pm on Sunday, September 18. When booking travel, please keep this timing in mind.

Please note that while the JNF National Conference goes until Monday, September 19, our College Summit only runs through Sunday at 5:30 pm. JNF is not responsible for your accommodations or food in NYC on Sunday evening or Monday morning.

Travel Subsidies

Coming from out of town? Take advantage of the below travel subsidies being offered by JNF!

Airline, bus and train tickets will be subsidized up to $250.
For example: If a ticket costs, $100, the entire ticket will be subsidized. However - if a ticket costs $300, you will be reimbursed $250 and responsible for covering the difference.

If you are driving 50 miles or more, subsidies of $0.525/mile will be granted up to $150. Only the driver will be able to collect a subsidy. You will be responsible for parking in the city.

*Please note that JNF will NOT cover first class, business class or upgraded airplane or train tickets- you should purchase economy or coach tickets if you want to be reimbursed. In addition, JNF will NOT cover baggage fees or local transportation to/from the train station or the airport.

To receive your travel subsidy, prior to the conference you must send an email to and include the following information:

• Who you would like the check payable to.
• The address where you want the check sent
• Please attach the ticket receipt and make sure it clearly shows the price.

Reimbursements will be issued by mail after the conference.

For any additional questions or to submit travel plans, please email


JNF will be providing accommodations to college students at Jazz on Columbus Circle and at and Jazz in the Park youth hostels.

Roommate requests can be made when filling out the secondary-registration form. These requests will be considered, but cannot be guaranteed.

*Please note: Priority for youth hostels will be given to students traveling from out of the New York metro-area.

You are welcome to make your own arrangements to stay elsewhere. However, JNF will only be covering the cost of accommodations at Jazz on Columbus Circle and Jazz in the Park.

For any additional questions or to submit travel plans, please email


The following meals will be provided to during the weekend of the conference:

Friday – Shabbat dinner
Saturday – breakfast, lunch
Sunday – breakfast, lunch
Kosher dietary laws will be observed for all meals served at the conference.

For any additional questions or to submit travel plans, please email



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