"Advising students is a privilege that can and does really make a difference in their lives".
Welcome Student Organization Advisors!
The Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development would like to first thank you for the service and time you provide to our student organizations. The role of advisors is important, these individuals are critical to the development of student leaders.
This page is intended to serve as a resource; listed below is a wealth of information regarding officer transitions, trainings, and other tools that will assist advisors throughout the academic year.
Advisor Roles and Responsibilities
Who Can Advise?
An Advisor of a University of Cincinnati Student organization must be a member of the university community. This includes: administrators, faculty, staff, and graduate students only if it is part of their graduate assistantship to advise an organization
A professional appointed by the organization (i.e.,fraternity/sorortity advisor, club sports coach)
The Role of an Advisor
The above qualities represents a general description of the role and responsibilities of an advisor. The role of an advisor is negotiable and is based upon the shared needs and mission of the student organization.
Advisors that have experienced a great deal of success with their organizations are those who establish a mutual understanding of accountablity with their student leadership.
Articles & Websites
Leadership Development (Conferences and Workshops)
Advisor Certification Workshops
This workshop provides an in-depth overview of Advisor responsibilities, resources, university policies and risk management information. All student organization advisors must attend a re-certification training every two years.
Advisors can register for training at https://campuslink.uc.edu/form/start/24673
Spring Student Organization Advisor Workshop Trainings
February 26, 2014 1:00 p.m. 423 Tangeman University Center
March 24, 2014 1:00 p.m. Location 427 Tangeman University Center
University Forms and Presentations
University Policies and Regulations
Advisor Awards and Recognitions
2013 Student Organization Advisor of the Year
In his first year as advisor to Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Brandon demonstrated his true dedication to the organization, its members, and mission. Through Brandon’s guidance members implemented several service projects, participated in leadership development activities, and increased membership through their recruitment classes. The chapter members state that Brandon offers great support to them! Thank you and congratulations, Brandon!