Professional Development and Training

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Academic Advisors are encouraged to engage in professional development opportunities offered on campus as well as through regional and national conferences. Recommendations for seminar topics or other professional development activities are welcome at the Advising Resource Center (ARC).  Contact the ARC at or call 626-7988.


Conferences and Symposiums

Several conferences and symposiums are offered at the local, state, regional and national levels.  The ARC periodically announces the availability of travel grant opportunities for partial funding to support advisor attendance.

New Advisor Orientation

New Advisor Orientation (NAO) is a half day training program for new advisors.  It is offered monthly and scheduled for the same day as Academic Advisor Advanced Training for making student exceptions, required UAccess training for all academic advisors. Registration is required for both training sessions which are announced monthly on the UPAC listserv.

Semester Calendar

Calendar containing all ARC related events. 

UAccess for Advisors

Links to essential UAccess training for academic advisors and a repository of Business Process Guides.