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Advising Awards & Recognition

UAC Awards


Texas A&M University and the professional association, University Advisors and Counselors, each have a series of awards to recognize outstanding Academic Advisors. Awards are distributed at the annual UAC Awards Breakfast scheduled in May of each academic year. University Advisors and Counselors recognize Texas A&M advisors through the following awards: 
  • Advising Team Award 
  • Ed Guthrie Advising Award 
  • Excellence in Graduate Advising Award
  • Innovative Advising Award
  • Margaret Annette Peters Advising Award
  • New Advisor Award
  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding Academic Advising Award
  • President’s Meritorious Service Award

Nominations are due by February 24, 2022. View Guide to Submitting for Academic Advising Awards.


President’s Award for Academic Advising


The President’s Award for Academic Advising is coordinated by the Office for Student Success and selected by a committee of students and Advisors. The award recognizes up to five individuals who exemplify the qualities and practices of exceptional academic advising. The call for nominations goes out in the spring of each academic year. 

Nominations are due by March 11, 2022 at 5pm. View eligibility, criteria, nominations, and past recipients.


CONNECTED Awards


The Office for Student Success is excited to recognize an individual and a team for notable advancement in the use of EAB Navigate in supporting student success. Follow links for nomination criteria. 
  • CONNECTED Advising (Individual) Award - The purpose of the CONNECTED Advising award is to recognize an individual for notable advancement in the use of EAB Navigate in supporting Texas A&M's student success initiatives. 
  • CONNECTED Team Award - The purpose of the CONNECTED Team Award is to recognize a team for notable advancement in the use of EAB Navigate in supporting Texas A&M University's student success initiatives. 

If you have questions or concerns please email Shelby Salmons (ssalmons@tamu.edu).