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-ins 2016

South Carolina Drive-in Conference

“Bridging Success through Advising”
Oct 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Barton Campus - Student Center - Building 105
Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Betsy Barefoot
Registration is $10, which includes lunch. An optional T-Shirt is $10.  
Call for Proposals is open until September 30
Hotel Information 
Spread the word - Post our flyer!
Contact: Rene Sawyer and Deborah Sears

Virginia State Drive-in Conference

"Guiided Pathways to Academic Success" 
Topics will include:  College Completion, Career Selection, Transfers, Advising, Financial Preparation and Dual Enrollment.  These topics are applicable to community colleges and four year universities.
October 28, 2016       9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m
Northern Virginia Community College-Annandale,
Ernst Cultural Center, Annandale, VA
To submit a proposal, register and see further details go to:

Massachusetts Drive-in Conference

"Leading the Pack in Advising"
November 4, 2016  
Curry Student Center Ballroom
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Call for Proposals Is Open 

Priority given to those submitted by Oct 1, but will remain open until October 7.
If you have difficulty with the on-line submission process, please feel free to submit an outline of your MA Drive-In proposal to Cindy Firestein at
Possible topics to consider!

Online Registration is $40 and includes lunch. No checks or PO's.
Post this flyer to spread the word to your colleagues!
Contact Cynthia Firestein at


Rhode Island State Drive-In Conference

"The Rhode to Advising"
NACADA/Rhode Island State Drive-IN Conference - Dec 15, 2016
CCCRI - Knight Campus in Warwick, RI
Call for Proposals accpted until Nov. 2, 2016
Registration will open in September.
Contact: Eric Dusseault at

See Archives for the previous 2016 Drive-ins

NACADA Sponsored State/Province Drive-in's 2017!

Alabama & Mississippi Drive-in Conference

"Harmonizing Success - Advising Students in Transition"
This conference has been rescheduled for February 10, 2017
Hampton Inn and Suites Florence Downtown
Florence, AL
Call for Proposals  & Proposal/Abstract Instructions
Register for the Conference 
Hotel Reservations Special rate of $92    
Contact Matthew Little or Matthew Price for more information

See Archives for previous Drive-ins

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-ins 2016

Iowa Academic Advising Network (IowAAN )
Thursday, March 24, 2016
FFA Enrichment Center, Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny, Iowa
Proposal Submissions due Friday, January 29, 2016 by 5:00p.m.
Please click here for more information!

Michigan Academic Advising Association State Conference 
Made in Michigan: Bright Futures 
May 20, 2016
Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan 
Please click here for more information about the conference!

Florida State Drive-In Conference
Monday, May 2, 2016
Hosted by: University of North Florida
Adam W. Herbert University Center
12000 Alumni Dr
Jacksonville, Florida 32211
For more information or to register, submit a proposal or submit a nomination for an award, please visit:
Questions? Contact Jay Fuller at

Eastern New York State Drive-in Conference
Friday, June 17, 2016  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Boulevard
Bldg 1-C, Green Dolphin Lounge
Staten Island, New York 10314
To register, submit a program proposal and more information on the conference, follow this link:
Questions? Contact Ellen Hemmings (718)-982-2155

University of Idaho Advising Symposium
Friday, September 16, 2016
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center (SUB) Second Floor
709 Deakin Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844
Visit this website for more information!






















MA Registration

Registration MUST be completed online. No check or POs will be accepted, payment must be made by credit card only by Oct. 15.