Professional Development

The following associations provide local, regional, and national professional development events. Participation in these events is highly recommended and can be used to meet advisor certification requirements.

Nacada Logo

NACADA is the preeminent professional organization for academic advising sponsoring:

  • regional, national, and international conferences
  • administrative and special topic institutes and seminars
  • online clearinghouse of advising resources
  • peer-reviewed academic journal
Utah Advising Association Logo

The Utah Advising Association sponsors an annual conference for academic advisors throughout the state of Utah. The conference is typically held in May during the week leading up to Memorial Day and rotates through various sites throughout the state.