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 registration 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 Suggested Membership Deadline:
      Wednesday, November 22, 2023

      • Memberships are accepted at any time on a rolling basis

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
  • Note: the option to pay via USPS P.O. Box has been discontinued as of March 2024.
    Please contact the Treasurer via email with questions about this change.

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:

After completing the membership form, please have a point person submit a complete list of the names of individuals 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. Please note that every individual on the list will still need to complete the membership form to be fully activated as ACADAOS members.


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.