Fall 2014 Conference

The Thirteenth Annual Professional Development Conference on Academic Advising is sponsored by Penn State's Division of Undergraduate Studies, University Faculty Senate, Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Office of Undergraduate Education, and The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal.

Conference Details

Date: October 1, 2014

Time: 8:30 AM–3:30 PM

Location: The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

Topic: Advising Smarter: Theoretical Foundations & Practical Applications for Student Success

How can advisers effectively teach students to plan and manage a successful college experience? What research, strategies, and best practices can advisers utilize to achieve the greatest efficacy in this work? Join us as presenters discuss and share valuable resources, theories, and experiences that will engage participants in both conversation and reflection as well as contribute to the body of knowledge encompassing academic advising in higher education.

Registration Fees

Individual rate:

$100 per person through September 19
$125 per person after September 19

Group rate (four or more from same academic unit):

$85 per person through September 19
$110 per person after September 19

Registration form

Hotel Information


Guestroom accommodations have been reserved at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel until Saturday, August 30, 2014. Individual attendees must contact The Penn Stater reservations department directly to make their own guestroom arrangements and guarantee them by giving an accepted credit card number. It is recommended that guestrooms be guaranteed for late arrival. Please call the reservations department at (800) 233-7505 and refer to the Reservation Identification Number ACAI14A to secure the conference group rate.

Guestroom Rate:

$108 per room, per night for single occupancy

All rates are subject to occupancy taxes.