Friday February 17, 2017

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

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U.S Department of State
2201 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20520

Driving Directions
Arrival Instructions:
Attendees should arrive at the 21st Street Entrance (at the corner of Virginia Avenue and 21 Street, NW) of the building no later than 12:00 pm for security screening and check-in. 

If arriving by Car/Bus: Cars/Buses should drop off at the 23rd Street Entrance (between C and D Streets, NW). Parking is not available on-site.

If using Metro: Attendees should arrive at the Foggy Bottom Metro Station via the Blue or Orange Line. Upon exiting the metro station, attendees should cross the street and turn right on to 21st street.  Proceed to 21st entrance on the corner of Virginia Ave and 21 Street, NW for building security screening and check in.

Social Media

Ahead of the conference we encourage you to join our "HBCUForeign Policy Conference" Facebook group.  There you can start up conversations with other conference attendees, network, and share information of interest related to foreign affairs.

If you plan on tweeting about the HBCU Conference before, during the break, or after the event, we encourage you to include:



The Bureau of Public Affairs is excited to welcome students and faculty of Historically and Predominately Black Colleges and Universities to the U.S Department of State for the 8th annual...


2017 HBCU Foreign Policy Conference

This is the last day to register!

The agenda will feature senior State Department officials discussing key foreign policy issues, as well as presentations on career opportunities and student exchanges. 

Diplomatic simulations sessions are FULL at this time.  However, students are encouraged to attend all other portions of the conference. 

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A valid photo ID and business attire is required
 for entry into the building.  No exceptions!

To request a reasonable accommodations
please contact:


Office of Public Engagement
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Public Affairs