NACADA's 42nd Annual Conference

Theme: "Life Stories: The Art of Academic Advising"

September 30 - October 3, 2018
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Arizona

Thank you to over 3,600 NACADA supporters for joining us in Phoenix for the 2018 Annual Conference! Congratulations to the phenomenal conference committee and the plethora of volunteers who helped to make this event a huge success. NACADA continues to grow because of your support, and we are looking forward to continuing to move the field of academic advising onward!

Keynote Address: Dr. Peter L. Hagen

Poster Presentations

2018 Poster Presentations

Conference Highlights

1. NACADA Global Awards
2. Best of Region Winners
3. Welcome Reception
4. Advising Community Division Activities
5. Common Reading
6. Keynote Speaker
7. Tech Labs
8. Volunteer Opportunities
9. Health and Wellness Events
10. New Publication
11. Conference Attire

Open Discussion held at Conference:
  • Advising Millennials - Facilitators: Lisa Peck, Shelley Price-Williams
  • Black Student Success Matters - Facilitator: Floressa Jefferson
  • Beyond Email: How to Reach Large Numbers of Students Effectively - Facilitator: Kasandrea Sereno
  • Creating an Advising Career Ladder at Your Institution: Share Your Experiences - Facilitators: Brad Cunningham, Ashley Thomas
  • Discussing Advising Salaries - Facilitator: Derek Furukawa
  • Academic Foreclosure (Students Forced out of Their Major) - Facilitator: Bruce Norris
  • Academic Coaching Strategies - Facilitator: Michelle Ware
  • Online Students, Let’s Share Tips on Best Practices - Facilitators: Meagan Hagerty, Vanessa Harris
  • Proactive Advising Responses to Predictive Analytics and Early Alert Data - Facilitator: Kasandrea Sereno
  • Helping Anxious Students Cope - Facilitator: Dan Wilcox
  • Using Data to Inform Practice - Facilitators: Latoya Watson, Nicole Young