Curious about attending INIT? Browse some of the most common questions we receive below!

Who can attend MLH INIT?

Everyone is welcome to participate in INIT regardless of experience level, student status, or age. Each day there will be challenges geared towards beginners, so even if you’ve never coded before, there’s something here for you.

What if I can't code?

Everyone is welcome at INIT regardless of their coding experience. If you are a creative in tech, we have special challenges just for you focusing on design, creating demo videos, and meeting other hackers. If you are just starting your hacker journey, welcome! Many participants use INIT as an opportunity to learn new coding skills and network with other beginners. In fact, we have programming and workshops specifically for hackers just starting out!

Is there a code of conduct?

Yes, MLH events are safe and welcoming spaces for everyone. Harassment and abuse are not tolerated at our events. All attendees must agree to the MLH Code of Conduct while registering to attend. It should be followed throughout the duration of each event.

Who organizes MLH INIT?

INIT is organized by Major League Hacking (MLH). MLH is the global hacker community. We’re a public benefit corporation dedicated to empowering hackers all over the globe.

How much does it cost?

MLH will never ask you for money when it comes to receiving swag or participating in our events. As such, it's free to participate in INIT. Grab your laptop and join in on the fun activities and workshops! 

My question wasn't answered here, help!

Don't worry! We're here to help. Just send an email with your questions to init@mlh.io and we'll get back to you within 2 - 3 business days.