Conferences and Seminars

The Division of Undergraduate Studies is heavily involved in a variety of conferences and events centered on academic advising in higher education. Featured below is information on each of these initiatives.

Academic Advising Seminars

Each semester the Division of Undergraduate Studies invites the Penn State community to presentations featuring academic advising topics. These sessions, typically during the noon hour, take place on the University Park campus and provide opportunities for professional development, networking and advising discussions.

Annual Academic Advising Fall Conference

Each year the division hosts a conference on academic advising at Penn State's University Park campus. An overarching theme describes the focus of each conference. Below is information on upcoming and recent fall conferences.

Global Engagement Through Academic Advising

The Division of Undergraduate Studies recently hosted "Fostering Student Global Engagement through Academic Advising," which was live streamed and archived for future viewing. Individual sessions and panel discussions addressed Penn State's global landscape, bringing global issues into academic advising, and the rise of global advising. Details and video recordings of the sessions are available at the link above.

Shared Reading

Academic advisers throughout the DUS network and interested colleagues across Penn State meet frequently to discuss shared readings and research ideas and consider their possible contribution to new best practices in academic advising. For details and a schedule of upcoming readings, contact Maren Larson at 814-865-7576 or

Location Change: The Division of Undergraduate Studies advisers have returned to the Grange Building. Our phone, email addresses and mailing address remain unchanged as noted below.

Mailing Address

Division of Undergraduate Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
101 Grange Building
University Park, PA 16802

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Phone and Email

(814) 865-7576
(814) 863-8913
8:00am - 5:00pm (M-F)

DUS at All Penn State Locations

For information on DUS enrollment and academic advising at all Penn State locations, please view our list of Advising Centers to find your location.