Making Advising Real:

The Art of Advising

The VCU Undergraduate Academic Advising Board (UAAB) invites you to join us for the 2nd annual advising conference - Making Advising Real: The Art of Advising!


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Virginia Commonwealth University, University Student Commons, 2nd Floor

907 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, Virginia

** Please note that Floyd Avenue will be closed between Harrison Street and Cherry Street during the conference. If you are using GPS or a map app to travel to VCU, please use the address for the West Main Street Parking Deck - 801 W. Main Street.**


8:30am - Check-In and Grab & Go Breakfast

9:30am - Welcome Address

10:00am - Concurrent Session 1

11:00am - Concurrent Session 2

12:00pm - Lunch and Keynote Address from Dr. Kelly Crace, College of William & Mary

1:30pm - Concurrent Session 3

Concurrent Session Schedule

Click HERE to review the concurrent session schedule.

View Dr. Kelly Crace's Keynote Address

VCU Advising '17.ppt


VCU personnel are encouraged to use their regularly assigned or reciprocal parking area.

Visitors to VCU are encouraged to use the West Main Street Parking Deck located at 801 West Main Street, diagonally across W. Main Street from the University Student Commons. Parking is $10 per day. Additional information about visitor parking at VCU can be found HERE.

Parking may also be available on the streets around VCU since classes are not in session on May 16th. Parking restrictions on surface streets are strictly enforced by the City of Richmond. Please be aware of parking meters and time limits when parking on the street.


A light grab-and-go breakfast and boxed lunch are included with registration.


  • The registration fee for VCU personnel is $10.00, payable by interdepartmental transfer to index code 101213. Payment should be transferred by May 16th.
  • The registration fee for non-VCU personnel is $40.00. Payment can be made by either check or money order, made payable to "Virginia Commonwealth University." Payment should be received by May 16th.


The deadline to submit proposals has passed. Please contact Sarah Carrier ( with any questions.


Many hotels in the Richmond area honor the GSA government rate. If you would like hotel recommendations from our Hospitality Chair, please email us at and we'll be happy to provide them.

For more information, please email We look forward to hosting you on May 16, 2017!