All Academic Advisors and Friends of Advising are Welcome to Join!

Benefits of Joining:

  • Access to numerous professional development opportunities, including NACADA sponsored webinars, speaker presentations, and more
  • An opportunity to meet and connect with advisors across the university, both professionally and socially
  • Leadership opportunities, such as Executive or other committee membership or chair positions
  • End of year celebratory banquet

Renew/Activate your ACADAOS Membership in Two Easy Steps:

  1. Complete this application form
  2. Send your annual dues:
    • $15 for active staff/faculty and for affiliate members
    • $5 for graduate student members
    • $0 for active staff/faculty in their first year of advising at Ohio State and for undergraduate student members
    • 2023-2024 Year Deadline: Wednesday, November 22, 2023

You may pay via any of the following methods:

  • Venmo @Matthew-DeBlieck (Matt’s Venmo account has the OSU logo as the profile picture)
  • OR mail checks via campus or inter-campus mail to:
    • Matt De Blieck
      320 Biological Sciences Building
      484 W 12th Ave
      Columbus, OH 43210
  • OR mail checks via USPS mail to:
    • Matthew T. De Blieck
      PO Box 1242
      Westerville, OH 43086

Please make checks payable to “ACADAOS.” On all checks, make sure to put your name in the memo line, so that we can quickly identify your ACADAOS account and update your payment status.

Once these steps have been completed, your membership for ACADAOS will be active for the upcoming academic year. The Treasurer will send an email confirmation when your dues have been processed. If you require an itemized receipt for your dues, please request one from the Treasurer via email:

If your department/unit pays for your membership:
please have someone submit a complete list of the names of advisors that your unit intends to pay for to the ACADAOS Treasurer, Matt De Blieck, at The Treasurer will then issue an invoice for the costs of the dues for your unit.


We look forward to working with you in the upcoming academic year to share ideas, help you meet colleagues from other areas at the university, and foster a sense of professional community.