Apply to CGI U

LMU students attending the 2019 CGIU conference

President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will host the ninth annual CGI U meeting from October 19-21, 2018 at the University of Chicago. The meeting will bring together more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in CGI U's five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate change, Peace and Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation and Public Health.

Apply for CGI U 2018

In order to apply to attend the CGI U meeting, each student must develop and submit a Commitment to Action. To assist in your application, read these Application Tips.

Additionally, read this step-by-step Application Checklist before applying to CGI U. View a Preview of the CGI U Application.

Apply for CGI U 2018


The final application deadline is 11:59 PM on April 23, 2018.

Students whose Commitments to Action are selected by CGI U will be invited to attend the annual CGI U Meeting, hosted by President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, on October 19-21 at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

As a member of the CGI U Network, LMU has also committed to provide funding for selected students to begin putting their Commitments into practice. Funding is at the discretion of the university and is not guaranteed. Consult the Center for Service and Action for more details by calling (310) 338-2959, emailing Pam Rector or visiting the Center for Service and Action in St Robert’s Annex.