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

1015 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, Virginia


8:30am - Check-In, Poster Presentations, 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


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, to be payable by interdepartmental transfer at a later date.
  • 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 2nd.


We encourage new and seasoned academic advisors, faculty, and advising administrators to submit proposals and share their noteworthy expertise; their unique advising programs; and their research results.

Submit a session proposal HERE. The submission deadline is March 31st and accepted proposals will be notified in mid April.

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!