Conference Schedule At A Glance

The Association of Deans and Directors of University Colleges and Undergraduate Studies is committed to providing quality learning opportunities for its members and other deans, directors, and undergraduate studies professionals. Note our high-level schedule, which follows, will assist in planning your breakout sessions.

Program Time

Conference Activity


9:30 am – 10:00 am

First-Timers/New Member Orientation

Hosted by the AD&D Executive Committee

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Opening Plenary Session

Greetings from AD&D President & President-Elect

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Breakout Session I

Session A: EXPLORE: Building a Majors Exploration Program

Session B: Parallel Academic Pathways

Session C: HIPS and the 21st Century Workforce

12:05 pm – 1:05 pm

Breakout Session II

Session A: Building a One-Stop-Shop

Session B: Facilitating Campus-wide Conversations & Initiatives

Session C: Student Success for Students with Disabilities

1:05 pm – 1:35 pm

Break (on your own)


1:35 pm – 2:35 pm

Networking Hour


2:40 pm – 3:40 pm

Breakout Session III

Session A: Student Success for Students of Color

Session B: Helping Students Thrive: Learn from The Aggies Thrive Program at Texas A&M University

Session C: Peer Mentoring for First-Generation Students

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Roundtable Discussion by Topic

Multiple breakouts available

4:45 pm – 5:15 pm

AD&D Business Meeting & Election

Led by AD&D President, William Mosley, JD

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing Session: Student Panel



Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the AD&D Office at (844) 705-3293 or email us at [email protected]