All student organizations are required to have a full-time teaching or administrative faculty or staff member as an advisor. Any full-time member of the faculty or staff is eligible to serve as an official advisor to the organization. If a student organization cannot locate a faculty/staff advisor, the Campus Activities Coordinator may serve as a temporary advisor for a maximum period not exceeding one calendar year.
The advisor of a student organization shall maintain a liaison with the Campus Activities Coordinator. As an advisor, he/she should take an active interest in the organization and be familiar with the policies and procedures of the campus and university. The advisor should ensure that the organization attempts to fulfill the stated aims as stated in the organization’s constitution.
Student organization officers are responsible for keeping advisors well informed of activities and programming initiatives. Courtesy copies of minutes, request forms, and reports should be submitted to the Advisor.
The Advisor shall help determine that planned expenditures do not exceed the budget as discussed by the organization. Advisors of allorganizations are required to approve and sign all official forms for expenditures from their organizational accounts and other financial reports of the organization.
If the advisor wishes to resign his/her position as advisor, he/she should notify the organization and the Campus Activities Coordinator in writing one month before his/her recognition is effective. An advisor may be requested to resign his/her organizational position as defined by the organization constitution and by-laws.
Student organizations will keep the Campus Activities Coordinator informed of any change in the status of the advisor.