Welcome to NODA, the home for orientation, transition and retention of college students. The NODA
Association Office is located in Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus. Please contact us
should you have any questions, 1-866-521-NODA or email@example.com.
The mission of the National Orientation Directors Association is to provide education, leadership, and
professional development in the fields of college student orientation, transition and retention.
To create a community of practice that defines and enriches the fields
of orientation, transition, and retention.
Core Beliefs and Values
o We are an inclusive community of practitioners and scholars; building, fostering and sharing an
environment that promotes connections of people and ideas for peer-to-peer learning.
o We value learning and innovation through the research, acquisition, formation and
dissemination of scholarly knowledge, and the sharing of new and emerging best practices.
o We value diversity of ideas, institutions, and individuals.
o We practice integrity and model ethical behavior through adherence to professional standards.
o We take pride in the history and future of our services, programs, and resources.
o We practice leadership; providing opportunities for professional growth and development both
on institutional campuses and within the Association.
NODA Annual Conference:
o NODAC 2012 October 27-30, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada
o NODAC 2013 November 3-6, 2013 San Antonio, Texas
o NODAC 2014 November 2-5, 2014 Orlando, Florida