Time Event  
8:00 – 8:45 Check-In & Breakfast  
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome  
9:00 – 10:00 Panel 1 Professional Development
Office for Student Success
10:10 – 11:00 Session 1 Panel Follow-Up
Academic Coaching
Advising in a Politically Charged Climate
Creative Advising for Diverse Populations
A Constructive Development Approach to Academic Advising
11:10 – 12:00 Session 2 Theories of Student Development
Navigating Professional School Advising
Advising Student Veterans
Supporting International Students
12:00 – 1:15 Lunch Giveaways
1:15 – 2:15 Panel 2 Advisor & Counselor Empowerment
Title IX
Human Resources
2:15 – 2:30 Snacks  
2:30 – 3:20 Session 3 Panel Follow-Up
Sarcasm…I Sprinkle it on Everything but my Professional Communication
Assisting with International Students
Balancing Life, Work, and Kids as a Mom
Success Coaching Model
3:30 – 4:00 Closing Giveaways

Save the date for the 2019 University Advisors and Counselors (UAC) Symposium – Advising Adventures: The World Awaits, scheduled for October 31, 2019. This year’s theme will focus on the diverse topics both undergraduate and graduate advisors and counselors advocate for in order to achieve personal, professional, and student success. In place of a keynote speaker, this year’s Symposium will feature a series of panel discussions from a variety of offices, organizations, and higher education institutions to discuss a variety of topics that focus on student, advisor, and counselor support. All who advise or counsel undergraduate and/or graduate students are encouraged to attend. Graduate students are also encouraged to attend.


This year’s Symposium will offer all-day and half-day registration options.


Registration Link:

Agenda Link:  2019-UAC-Symposium-Schedule.pdf

Paula Verdegaal
Academic Advisor II, Department of Economics

Rachel Nemets                                                         
Academic Advisor II, Department of Political Science