State Drive Ins

 State/Province Drive-ins are designed as one-day events to address academic advising issues in a particular state or province. Some of these events are NACADA Sponsored and occur with the oversight of the Region Chair.

NACADA Sponsored State/Province Drive-In's 2017

Virginia Drive-Out Conference
Drive Out to Change Conference
March 17, 2017
Hosted by Wytheville Community College, Old Dominion University
Karen Watson, VA State Liaison

Connecticut State Drive-In Conference
May the fourth be with you: Advise we must!
Thursday, May 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 
Submit a Program Proposal by April 7
More details and to register for the event
Share this Save the Date poster with a friend or colleague and join us! 

Eastern Pennsylvania State Drive-in Conference
Advising: The Keystone of Student Success
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. -  3:00 pm 
Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Register here for the Conference!
Questions? Email Mark Costello at

New York State Drive-In Conference
The Flavors of Advising - A medley of student populations
Friday, May 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Marist College 
Murray Student Center 
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Conference Specifics 
Register for the Conference
Post this flyer and join us!
Questions? Email Dabby Hines at

Tennessee State Drive-In Conference
Culture of Engagement: Strategies for Aiding Advisors, Faculty, Staff, and Students to be True to Themselves
Monday, May 8, 2017
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN
Call for Proposals, due March 17
Register here by mail!
Register here online!
Click here for hotel information
Flyer for posting – invite your colleagues!
Visit Facebook event page for information updates
Questions? Contact Jon Buchalski

Massachusetts State Drive-In Conference
Practicing Innovative Advising
Friday, May 26, 2017
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Keynote: Dr. Beth Moriarty from Bridgewater State University
Call for Proposals closes April 15 - Email to 
Online registration only: March 6 to May 10

Cost is $40 and includes lunch
Registrations will not be accepted at the conference
Share and post this Flyer
Questions? Email Cindy Firestein  at

 New Jersey State Drive-in Conference 2017 
Academic Advising and the Liberal Arts: Developing Educated and Engaged Citizens 
June 1, 2017
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Keynote:  Dr. Brigid Harrison, Montclair State University
Cost is $40 and includes breakfast & lunch
Register here for the conference!
Call for Proposals:
Questions?  Email Bob Bullard at

Maryland State Drive-In Conference
Friday, Sept. 22, 2017
Towson University
Baltimore, MD
More information to come!

The following drive-ins are offered by independent states, provinces or institutions or allied member organizations.  NACADA lists these as a service, but is not responsible for the content or administration of these events.  You may also look at the websites for allied member groups for other meetings in your area.

Other Academic Advising Drive-In's 2017

Iowa Academic Advising Network Drive-In Conference
Enhancing Connections and Community in Iowa
Thursday, April 13, 2017
FFA Enrichment Center
Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
For more information, please visit:
Questions can be directed to Brad Spielman, IowaAAN President, at

Florida State Drive-In Conference
Friday, May 5, 2017
Hosted by: Florida A&M University
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
1415 South Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32307
For more information or to register, submit a proposal or submit a nomination for an award, please visit:
Questions? Contact Fran Scott at

Ohio Academic Advising Association (OHAAA)
June 16, 2017 - Save the Date 
Cleveland State University
Click here for more information!

Oregon Academic Advising Association (OAAA)
Friday, June 23, 2017
2nd Oregon Academic Advising Conference

Wisconsin Academic Advising Association (WACADA)
September 14-15, 2017
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Ilinois Academic Advising Assocation (ILACADA)
September 22, 2017
Northern Illinois University