Global Advising Week

Welcome to NACADA's Global Advising Week webpage! May 2, 1979 was the official date when articles of incorporation were signed creating NACADA. During the first week in May every year, we celebrate the work of advisors, tutors, personal tutors, counselors and coaches that advise students around the world. This year we will celebrate NACADA Global Advising Week during April 28 - May 4, 2024. 

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April 28 - May 4, 2024

This global celebration is our week to honor academic advising in its many impactful forms. How are you celebrating NACADA's Global Advising Week at your institution? Tag social media posts with #nacadaglobalgratitude.

Create a virtual shout out with photos, video or text for your favorite advisor, colleague or advising team using the Global Advising Week Kudoboard!

Message of thanks from NACADA Board President Zoranna Jones

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View Ryan's special Global Advising Week video here. NACADA member and Jedi enthusiast Ryan Scheckel from Texas Tech University reprises his session: All I really need to know about advising theory, I learned from…STAR WARS. In this detailed five-part series, Ryan discusses professional identity and engaging with the academic advising community and with NACADA. The series highlights theory informed perspectives with each chapter of the Academic Advising Approaches book.


Check your email the first week of May for a promo code for additional discounts on select items in the NACADA Store.

Ways to Say Thank You

  • Give the gift of NACADA Membership.
  • Provide professional development opportunities through NACADA Webinars, eTutorials, and events.
  • Purchase NACADA Resources or swag for your advising teams.
  • Send thank you notes to advising staff and faculty by email or with online greetings via social media and our Kudoboard.
  • Create an online bulletin board for students to express appreciation to their advisors (i.e., Blackboard, Canvas).
  • Use screen casting tools to narrate a short story about your advising team or colleagues.
  • Record short messages of thanks or kudos and text or email them to advisors/tutors.
  • Give a virtual gift (e-gift cards) to show appreciation, some institutional swag, or host a party with food.