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Development Opportunities

On Campus Advisor Development

Advisors can find a number of ways to improve their knowledge of issues unique to higher education.  A variety of departments, especially those in the College of Education, offer courses that will benefit an advisor's professional development.

University staff and faculty receive a reduction of 50% for tuition on all academic and non-credit courses at the U. 

Check with Human Resources for eligibility.


Consider Presenting at a Conference!

As an advising professional, you have many skills and techniques that you employ on a daily basis. You might coordinate a program for a special student population. Why not tell your peers? Presenting at a conference is a great way to do that.

  • Utah Advising and Orientation Conference (UAOA) has an annual conference in Utah. The Call for Proposals occurs in late Fall. 
  • NACADA Region Ten Conference has an annual conference in the region (Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico). A Call for Proposals occurs in mid Fall.  
  • The NACADA National Conference occurs each year with hundreds of presentations from across the U.S. and Canada. The Call for Proposals occurs earlier in the year with a February deadline.
Last Updated: 3/29/17