Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature

CCC2012Campus-Capitol Connection
Brings Students
To Capitol Hill

9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday, April 6, 2018

Cordell Hull State Office Building, 8th Floor

Participation is free! Click here to register

Meet state officials, hear from them and let them hear from you.

Visit the Capitol, watch the Legislature in action and see government at work.

Highlights (all plans subject to change):

  • Learn about legislative internships
  • Learn about appellate courts and how they work, including TISL's AMC3.
  • Panel of lobbyists tell about their craft
  • Mock session in legislative chambers
  • Capitol Tours

Updated April 2, 2018

Plans are subject to change because schedules on Capitol Hill are very dynamic. For official legislative schedules and agendas, click here.

Central Time

9 a.m.

CCC Registration, 8th Floor, Cordell Hull Building

9:30 a.m.

CCC Opening Session, Conference Room D, 8th Floor, Cordell Hull Building

  • TISL Gov. James Matthew Wyatt
  • TISL's Four Programs Panel Presentation
    • Legislative
    • Lobbying
    • Media
    • Judicial
  • Amy Goode, Lipscomb University College of Leadership and Public Service

10 a.m.

Belmont College Of Law Dr. Jeffrey Usman

10:45 a.m.

Tours of Cordell Hull Building

11:15 a.m.

Lunch on your own See Map of Downtown Nashville to identify lunch options

12:30 p.m.

Mock Legislative Session, House Chamber, 2nd Floor, State Capitol

1:15 p.m.

Christy Behnke, Executive Director, Tennessee Legislative Intern Program

1:30 p.m.

Secretary of State Tre Hargett Old Supreme Court Chamber, 1st Floor, State Capitol

2:15 p.m.

Lipscomb College of Leadership & Public Service

3 p.m.


3:30 p.m.



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TISL Day at the Legislature

Official schedules for the week are posted on the Legislature's web site on the preceding Friday.


We recommend a coat and tie for men and business professional attire for women.


You'll be on your own for lunch. A wide variety of low-cost options is within walking distance of the Capitol.

Our Map of Downtown Nashville identifies several areas with a variety of affordable lunch options.

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