Responsibilities of a Student Organization Advisor*

The specific roles and responsibilities of an advisor vary depending on the organization’s needs and time of year, but most student organization advisors have the following responsibilities:

  • Leadership Development

  • Consultation
 & Networking
  • Continuity
 During Turnover
  • University Policy Interpretation

  • Organizational Policy Interpretation
  • Financial Supervision
  • Meeting Attendance

Benefits of Advising 

The Advisor Role: Many Hats

Limiting Liability and Risk Reduction

*Adapted from information provided by Jim Mohr, Advisor for Student Organizations and Greek Life, Eastern Washington University