Academic Affairs

On-line Event Registration

Fall Academic and Career Advising Conference (WACADA Pre-Conference)

Thursday, September 22, 2011
UW-Stevens Point - Dreyfus Center
Time:  11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (lunch provided)
Cost:  no cost to attendees
For questions, contact Diane Treis Rusk.

Registration deadline: September 13, 2011

Registration for the Pre-Conference, is closed. Please contact Diane Treis Rusk with questions.

Participants must register for the WACADA Conference separately.

Download full pre-conference agendas by clicking the links below. Agendas are organized by sectors of higher education.  Attendees may choose to attend any session, regardless of their sector affiliation.

Pre-Conference at a Glance: 

11:00 – 11:30      New (to UW System) Professionals Orientation

11:30 – 12:15      Lunch and Welcome - Dr. Bernie Patterson, Chancellor, UW – Stevens Point
12:25 – 1:00        UW System Update, Dr. Mark Nook, Interim Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

1:10 – 2:00           Concurrent Sessions

2:10 – 3:00           Concurrent Sessions

3:00 – 3:20           Break

3:20 – 4:10           Concurrent Sessions

WACADA Conference “Sustainable Advising"

Friday, September 23, 2011
UW-Stevens Point - Dreyfus Center
Find further information and register at

Parking and Directions:
Directions to UW-Stevens Point may be found at . If you are driving a state owned vehicle with government issued plates, you may park in any non-metered stall on campus.  If you are not driving a state owned vehicle, please park in the metered stalls in parking lots X or R.  The meter rate is 50 cents per hour.  These are coin (quarter) meters and no attendant is on duty.

Suggested Lodging Options:
A block of rooms has been made available at the Stevens Point Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center and the Stevens Point Holiday Inn Express.  These hotels are adjacent to each other.  The block room rate is $70.00 through Tuesday, September 6th.  For reservations, call the hotel directly or book online.

Stevens Point Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center
Phone reservations: 715-344-0200  (mention UWSP-WACADA)
Online reservations:  use “WAC” as the Group Code

Stevens Point Holiday Inn Express
Phone reservations: 715-344-0000 (mention UWSP-WACADA)
Online reservations:  use “WAC” as the Group Code