Connect with and learn from the HR Pros you need to know.

SHRM24 is THE HR conference for students to launch and advance their careers. Through a dedicated experience designed with emerging HR professionals in mind, students can gain insight into HR career possibilities, connect with and learn from mentors, engage with potential employers, and more!

SHRM24 will point students in the right direction and support them in pursuing their purpose.

You see, these are the superstars that are here. So the ones who come [to SHRM Annual Conference & Expo] are the ones that everybody wants to hire, and that’s the separator.

Dr. Jeff Walls

Indiana Institute of Technology

Attend In Chicago Or Bring SHRM24 To Your Campus Virtually

Benefits Of Attending SHRM24 as a Student:


Receive a discounted SHRM student member registration rate.


Learn from the pros during career-focused programming, designed just for students to expand HR knowledge.


Get inspiration to change the world of work for the better from transformative expert speakers.


Network with peers at the designated Student Union.*

*Available to in-person student attendees only.

Access a community of support—connect with pros, mentors and even potential employers.

Have fun sitting together with new friends in the designated student seating.*


Registration discounts also available for SHRM Student Chapter Advisors.

SHRM24 Student Experience FAQs

How much does it cost to attend?
Check the registration rates page for the latest student and SHRM Chapter Advisor fees. In-person and virtual registration options are available. All students must be SHRM student members or purchase membership before registering.
What does the student fee include?

In addition to the benefits detailed above, in-person registration fees include general sessions, admission to the SHRM Expo educational concurrent sessions, one admission to the Tuesday night show per attendee, and online access to conference presentations. Students may take advantage of preconference and guest programs; additional fees apply.

If attending virtually, we recommend organizing viewing events on campus for registered students and classmates to make the most of the conference experience together. All students will have additional time to re-watch their favorite sessions with on-demand access for 30 days post-conference.

How do I register a group of students?
  1. Complete the group registration form.
  2. A SHRM representative will contact you for invoicing. Reminder—all students must be SHRM student members to attend. A student group membership can be purchased here.
Are students eligible for Professional Development Credits (PDCs) by attending?

Yes! All SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential holders are eligible to receive 20+ PDCs towards recertification for attending SHRM24.

When you attend SHRM24, your credits even auto-populate to your certification account*, so you can be more focused on learning and enjoying the conference.

*If your SHRM certification e-mail address matches your member e-mail address, you’re all set. If they’re different – or if you’re not sure – simply log in to to update your information.

Can I transfer a student registration?

Yes! You may request a replacement by providing registration details for the new registrant as well as identifying who they are replacing. Submit transfer requests via the Cancellation Form.

Start Owning Your Career Path

Students can explore and attend sessions on career-focused topics that will sharpen in-demand skills and grow HR knowledge.


Request additional information on the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2024 (SHRM24), and get information on individual or group registrations, or becoming a sponsor, speaker or exhibitor.