Department of Campus Involvement

Adviser Resources

For student organizations

Supporting Effective Advisers

St. Cloud State University requires each student organization to be advised by at least one employee. Effective advising requires numerous skills normally associated with teaching or counseling and a willingness to commit time to these activities. 

Advisers mentor and provide professional expertise to student organization members. Advisers are rewarded in knowing they have contributed to the growth and development of students.

Requirements and Benefits

Tips for advisers

Skills to Teach

Goal Setting

Adviser's Self-Evaluation Checklist

Do's and Don'ts