Serve as a Student Page for a Day at the Indiana House of Representatives
Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Indiana House Page for a Day Program has been cancelled. Please check back in December 2021, when information about the 2022 Page Program will be posted.
Sometimes the best way to learn about something is to look at it up close.
Young Hoosiers who are interested in government, law, politics and/or community involvement are invited to learn about Indiana state government by participating in the Indiana House Page for a Day Program at the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis.
The paging experience includes a tour of Indiana's historic Statehouse, a chance to observe the House of Representatives while in session, and opportunities to meet and have your photo taken with your state representative.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Indiana House Page for a Day Program is designed for participation by k-12 students residing in Indiana who are at least 13 years of age.
Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Indiana House Page for a Day Program will not be conducted. Please check back in December 2021, when information about the 2022 Page Program should be available.
Indiana’s legislature meets from January to April in odd-numbered years and from January to mid-March in even-numbered years. We urge students to contact their legislator or fill out an online application in December or January to request a page program assignment.
The Indiana Statehouse is located at 200 West Washington Street in downtown Indianapolis [get a map]. Please note that participants in the student page program must secure their own transportation to the Statehouse.
Yes. Indiana law allows students to receive an excused absence once per legislative session upon completion of their service time in the Indiana House Page for a Day Program.
Staff can usually accommodate such requests. If two or more students would like to participate on the same day, please indicate that in the Special Requirements section of the application.
Yes. Participants are expected to dress respectably and wear comfortable shoes. Jeans, t-shirts, athletic gear and short skirts/dresses are not permitted.