Advisors and student service professionals across the Twin Cities campus can expect continued opportunities for professional and personal development. The Academic Advising Network (AAN), the Office of Undergraduate Education, service units and the colleges have a shared goal to offer programs and workshops focused on personal career enhancement, professional and personal well-being, as well as growing relationships across campus. Topics consistently evolve and are developed from input provided by colleagues on campus.
Academic Advising Network (AAN)
The University of Minnesota Academic Advising Network (AAN) is comprised of advisors and student services professionals from across the Twin Cities campus. AAN fosters opportunities for professional growth, personal development, and community building. AAN provides a forum for discussion and the exchange of ideas and information regarding academic advising within the University community.
Equity and Diversity Resources
- KAS Standards for Multicultural Competence
- Recommended listservs to join:
- Recommended readings
- Social Justice Resources from NACADA
- Recommended Conferences:
Professional Advising Organizations
- Minnesota College Professionals Association (MCPA)
The Minnesota College Professionals Association (MCPA) has served as a resource for networking, professional development and advocacy for higher education professionals across Minnesota.
- National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
NACADA is an association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators, and students working to enhance the educational development of students.
- American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
American College Personnel Association (ACPA) is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.
- Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession.