Welcome ACD Leaders!

This space provides resources and training for Advising Community Chairs and Steering Committee members.  If you have questions, please don't hesitate to use the following ways to connect:

  • ACD Reps - 3 division representatives that lead the ACD; 1 elected by members, 1 appointed, and 1 from the NACADA Executive Office.
  • ACD Cluster Reps - 8 representatives from the ACD Steering Committee that provide support for each cluster of Advising Communities. Each Chair has a Cluster Rep, so look up yours here.
  • ACD Listserv -  only current and incoming Chairs and Cluster Reps are subscribed to this list.  Feel free to pose a question there by sending an email to: ACDIVISION@LISTSERV.KSU.EDU.
  • ACD Facebook page - only current and incoming Chairs may request to join this group. This is another place to converse.


2021 All Chair (Training #2):
September 20, 2021

View the Slides


2021 Incoming Chair (Training #1):
August 30, 2021

View the Slides

2020 Incoming Chair Training #1:

2020 Incoming Chair Training #2 - Best Practices for Outstanding Advising Community Chairs


What is it?  One form submitted two times in a year that outlines the goals and outcomes for your group.  

Post-Conference Report
Annual Report
  • All Communities complete columns #7-8 from your Post-Conference Report by August 15th. 
Past Reports:
  • Where is my group's last Post-Conference Report? 
    • Look for a copy  here. 
      • (left-hand column)
  • Where is my group's last Annual Report?
    • Look for a copy here.
      • (left-hand column)
Community Snapshot
  • Optionally due on November 15th.
  • Provides a 1-page quick overview of your group and is updated based on current trends and new resources. 
  • Download the template

Upcoming Meetings & Deadlines

Sunday, August 15, 2021: Advising Community Annual Reports Due

Monday, August 30, 2021: ACD Incoming Chair Training from 2:00 - 3:00 pm CDT

Tuesday, September 7 - October 31: 
Elections open for nominations.

Monday, September 20, 2021: ACD All Chair Training from 2:00 - 3:00 pm CDT

Friday, September 24, 2021: All Annual All-Division REI Training from 1:00 - 2:30 pm CDT

Friday, October 1, 2021: Advising Communities Division Annual Meeting will take place from 1:00 - 3:00 pm CDT

Contact the EO Division Liaison (Liz Alcantara) to attain the zoom meeting links. 

Annual Conference Events:

Tuesday, October 5, 2021: Leadership Reception 6-7:30 pm EST

Wednesday, October 6, 2021: Welcome Reception 8-10 pm EST

Various AC Socials during Annual Conference, please check conference app for info!

Monday, November 15, 2021: Post-Conference Advising Community Chair Reports due!

Community Snapshots due!

Wednesday, December 15, 2021:

Submit your Steering Committee members to Lizbeth.




What does membership in my Community look like by Region?  How many members do I have overall?

2021 ACD Membership Data - coming soon!

2019 ACD membership data - this pdf breaks down your unit's membership.