FAQ

Curious about attending Global Hack Week September? Browse some of the most common questions we receive below!

Who can attend Global Hack Week?

All are welcome to attend and participate in Global Hack Week no matter your experience level and student status. Hundreds of hackers who have never coded before will attend GHW. This event is geared for folks learning to code as well as experts! Minors 13 and over are welcome to attend with a parent's permission.

What happened to Local Hack Day?

In early 2022, we decided to change Local Hack Day to Global Hack Week. As Local Hack Day grew, it became a week-long event featuring technical live streams, workshops, career chats, panels, games, and more. We wanted to update our language to reflect how this event series has brought together hackers from every corner of the globe for weeks at a time.

Who organized Global Hack Week?

Global Hack Week is organized by Major League Hacking (MLH). It is our mission to empower hackers worldwide by providing them with the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to succeed.

How much does it cost?

It is completely free for you to participate in MLH's Global Hack Week. All you need is a computer to join in on all the fun!

Is there a code of conduct?

We want to make sure that all MLH events are an inclusive and safe space for all attendees, organizers, and sponsors. For this reason, the MLH Code of Conduct should be followed throughout the event.

My question wasn't answered here. I need help!

Not to fear, MLH is here! If you have an outstanding question, just send us an email to globalhackweek@mlh.io and we'll get back to you within 2 - 3 business days.