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Working with Your Advisor

a student meets with an AdvisorEvery student organization must have a Faculty/Staff advisor to be officially recognized by the University. The advisor must be a full-time or part-time faculty or staff university employee. The ideal relationship between the advisor and the student organization would be a partnership providing the basis for good decision-making and leadership of the organization. The following information will help you select an advisor as well as understand the advisor's role in your organization.

Selecting an Advisor

Working With Your Advisor

A Faculty/Staff Advisor can:

Advisors provide three main functions of responsibility for the organization. These are:

Make sure you thank and recognize your advisor for their time, input, commitment and support.