Professional organizations and development

Professional development

WSU has a strong commitment to the professional development of its academic advisors. In addition to providing a generous tuition benefit for its academic staff, advisors are encouraged to engage in mentoring, scholarship, leadership, and membership in professional organizations.

Professional organizations

Professional academic advisors at WSU are encouraged to consider membership and possible leadership positions in one or more of the following professional organizations. Information on the membership and/or election process can be found on the organization's website.






ACPA - Michigan

Michigan Academic Advising Association (MIACADA)


ACPA - College Student Educators International (ACPA)

Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)

NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising

National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, Inc. (NAAHP)

National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A)

University Advising Center