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Membership Types

Professional Membership Benefits

NODA has benefits exclusively for professionals and faculty working in the fields of orientation, transition, & retention. Membership to NODA connects you to our network of over 2,200 members at over 2,000 institutions across the United States of America and countries around the world.


Networking & Connection

  • Join NODA Networks to affiliate with a group of colleagues for support, idea sharing, and problem-solving in areas you have personal or institutional interest.
  • Connect in peer-to-peer learning and conversations in NODA Connect discussion forums.
  • Engage with colleagues from around the world through in-person and virtual event offerings.

Professional Development
  • Receive discounted registration rates for the NODA Annual Conference, Regional Conferences, and NODA Institutes, Symposiums, & Summits.
  • Attend NODA Events to keep in touch with issues and best practices in the profession at a free or discounted rate.
  • Get involved with the Association through committees, networks, and leadership teams.

Campus
  • Receive discounted rates on Consulting services focused on creating cost-effective solutions for institutions or departments looking to evaluate, enhance, or reimagine their current orientation, transition, or retention programs.
  • Connect with NODA’s Associate Members who offer products, services, or resources in areas such as Entertainment/Speakers, Merchandise, Partners in Sustainability, Professional Services, Publishers/Authors, and Technology.
  • Ensure your programs are aligned with best practices in orientation, transition, & retention programs with data-driven resources, including the NODA Databank.


Career


Resources
  • Access discussion forums, as well as presentations, data, research, articles, sample schedules, and more in NODA Connect.
  • Receive member rates on all NODA Publications, including receiving a free copy of the “Orientation Planning Manual,” upon request.
  • Receive personalized communications, including the weekly NODAfications newsletter and the monthly NODA Review.
  • Find resources to help lead your programs through critical times, such as the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Become a Member

Student Membership Benefits

A NODA Student Membership helps you on your way to becoming a leader in orientation, transition, and retention, including being a future student affairs professional. As a student member, you are enabling yourself to gain skills, knowledge, and experience outside the classroom, make important connections with current professionals, and have access to key resources that will help you build the career you want.


Networking & Connection

  • Join NODA Networks, like the Graduate Student Network, where you can make connections, find support, and share ideas.
  • Meet peers and current orientation, transition, & retention professionals from around the world through in-person and virtual event offerings.
  • Connect in peer-to-peer learning and conversations in NODA Connect discussion forums.

Professional Development
  • Attend events and conferences focused on your experience as a student - like the Graduate Student Symposium, Student Leadership Institute, and the Returning Orientation Leader Institute.
  • Receive discounted registration rates for the NODA Annual Conference, Regional Conferences, and NODA Institutes, Symposiums, & Summits.
  • Have access to member-only scholarships and awards.
  • Learn more about the field and the Association by joining committees and networks.


Campus

  • Have eligibility to participate in the NODA Internship Program.
  • Explore volunteer leadership opportunities and expand your resume.
  • Submit and present educational sessions at virtual and in-person events.
  • Learn more about programs and best practices in orientation, transition, & retention programs with data-driven resources, including the NODA Databank.

Resources
  • Access discussion forums, as well as presentations, data, research, articles, sample schedules, and more in NODA Connect.
  • Receive member rates on all NODA Publications, including receiving a free copy of the “Orientation Planning Manual,” upon request.
  • Receive personalized communications, including the weekly NODAfications newsletter and the monthly NODA Review.
  • Find resources to help lead your programs through critical times, such as the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Become a Member

Associate Membership Benefits

Associate memberships are available for individuals, organizations, businesses, or corporations that provide products, services, or resources for orientation, transition, and retention professionals. These products, services, or resources should benefit the NODA members in carrying out their duties and responsibilities at their institutions. Our associate member categories include: Entertainment/Speakers, Merchandise, Partners in Sustainability, Professional Services, Publishers/Authors, and Technology.

Associate membership helps you maximize your visibility in the higher education orientation, transition, and retention market by connecting you with more than 2,200 orientation, transition, and retention professionals and students. Your company or organization will stand out from the crowd as an active participant and a trusted partner.

  • Send two emails per year showcasing your services or products to the NODA Membership through the NODA listserv
  • Eligibility to attend and exhibit at the NODA Annual Conference
  • Eligibility to submit a proposal to present a Highlight Session at the NODA Annual Conference and/or a Regional Conference

Become a Member

All memberships expire one calendar year (12 months) from the date joined / renewed. Membership benefits are not available until full payment is received at the Association Office. All NODA membership fees are nonrefundable once payment has been processed.

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