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Welcome to 2017 ALA Girls State! We’re excited that you’ll be at ALA Girls State this year from June 11-16 at the University of North Dakota. If you have any questions that are not answered in this letter, please call 701-314-2460 or email ndgirlsstate@gmail.com.  Our website also contains a few more details on what to expect.

Check-in and Check-out

Check-in is from noon to 3:00 on Sunday, June 11th.  Go to Selke Hall on the University of North Dakota campus. More information on check in >

Travel & Parking

There are a few ways you can get to ALA Girls State. Learn more >

About Selke Hall & Wilkerson Dining Center

This year we are staying in Selke Hall which is air conditioned! Selke Hall is in the Wilkerson Complex near Wilkerson Dining Center.  Learn more >

Packing List & Dress Code

The Dress code and packing list can be found here.

Special Projects

Throughout the week we will complete several service projects. Learn how you can help >

Girls State Store

Girls State Party Day shirts are available for $15. Most girls buy one.  Short and long-sleeved t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts and other items are available from the Girls State store.  Cash, check or credit cards are accepted in the Girls State store.

For safety reasons, please do not bring a lot of cash with you. Vending machines are never far off if you want a snack. Some cities chip in and buy pizza on the last night.

Scholarships & Awards

Several scholarships are awards are given based on your participating throughout the week. Visit our scholarship and award page for information.

Contact Info

During the week Girls State board members may be reached by calling 701-314-2460.  We will also be checking email regularly.

Follow us!

We invite everyone to follow the week’s happenings through Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and our blog.