Office of Student Activities & Involvement

Advisor Resources


Advisors play a crucial role in the student organization experience. Below you will find all resources for Student Organization Advisors to help guide you as you guide the students you work with. Please contact the Office of Student Activities and Involvement with questions or concerns.


Advisor Handbook

Here you will find the advisor responsibility statement, tips on advising a student organization, acronyms for student orgs and many other advising resources. 

Student Org Advisor Manual

Outstanding Advisors

Each year, the Office of Student Activities and Involvement recognizes Outstanding Advisors during the Student Organization Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards. These recipients are nominated by Student Leaders in the organizations they advise. The SOAR Awards take place in Late April.

Past Outstanding Advisor Recipients

Research and Resources

The Advisor Quality Survey: Good Colleges Advisors are Available, Knowledgeable, and Autonomy Supportive by Kennon Sheldon, Bryan Garton, Rachael Orr, and Amy Smith

Assuming the Role: The successful advisor-student relationship by Sean Ferris, Clifton Johnson, Aaron Lovitz, Sarah Stroud, & Justin Rudisille