Congratulations on your decision to serve as an advisor to a student organization at UMKC. Serving as a student organization advisor is one of the most rewarding experiences anyone in academia can enjoy. Witnessing students develop confidence and leadership through extracurricular and organizational activities is inspiring, and makes the challenges of advising worth the extra commitment. You will gain the personal satisfaction that comes from watching a group as it strives to share common interests and work toward common goals.
This book is designed to assist you with developing your role as an advisor. The Office of Student Involvement is available to provide assistance to you and your organization on such areas as organizational development, program planning, university resources, volunteerism, fundraising and leadership training. Good luck with your advising responsibilities and keep in touch.
Office of Student Involvement