Advisor Reading Group

The Advisor Reading Group is a professional opportunity for staff and faculty advisors to come together to discuss the latest literatrure on academic advising and student success. Each semester will hold three meetings to discuss the article and its applicability to the University of Maryland. Below you will find the upcoming semester schedule along with the article that will be discussed. Attending all three meetings in a given semester is recommended but not required.

Please feel free to contact Peter DeCrescenzo with any questions by e-mail at

Upcoming Discussion

Tuesday, October 24 2017
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Marie Mount Hall 1310A

Fall 2017 Article: UNDOCUCOLLEGE GUIDE & EQUITY TOOL CALIFORNIA 2016 - Working Toward Educational Equity & Inclusion of Undocumented Students at Institutions of Higher Education in California

Also, see Dr. Janelle Wong's Spring 2017 presentation:
Working with and Supporting Undocumented Students


The Fall 2017 semester sessions will take place on
October 24, November 15, and December 14.

Each meeting will build off of the conversation from the previous month.

Past Articles

Spring 2017: Engaging Community College Transfer Students

Fall 2016: Essential Counseling Knowledge and Skills to Prepare Student Affairs Staff to Promote Emotional Wellbeing and to Intervene With Students in Distress

Spring 2016: Decided, Undecided, and In Transition: Implications for Academic Advisement, Career Counseling, & Student Retention

Fall 2015: From Theory to Action: Exploring the Institutional Conditions for Student Retention

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