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Advisor and Advisee Rights and Responsibilities

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Rights of Student Advisees
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Responsibilities of Student
Advisees
  • Access to accurate information
  • Respectful treatment
  • Needs addressed seriously and with confidentiality
  • Accurate records of progress at the institution
  • Assistance from advisors in decision making
  • Referral to appropriate support services
  • Freedom to make the final decision
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  • Actively participate in the advising process
  • Responsible for their own actions
  • Be on time for appointments Be prepared
  • Be willing to discuss problems and challenges
  • Respect for themselves and their advisers
  • Obligation to make the final decision
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Rights of Advisors
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Responsibilities of Advisors
  • Advisees actively participate in the advising process
  • Advisees take responsibility for their own actions
  • Advisees are on time for appointments
  • Advisees come prepared
  • Advisees are willing to discuss problems and challenges
  • Advisees treat adviser with respect
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  • Provide of accurate information
  • Treat students with respect
  • Address student needs seriously and with confidentiality
  • Keep accurate records of student progress at the institution
  • Assist student in decision making
  • Refer students to appropriate support services
  • Allow the student to make the final decision
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From Vowell, F. & Farren, P.J. (2003). Expectations and training of faculty advisors. In Kramer, G. L. (Ed.), Faculty advising examined: Enhancing the potential of college faculty as advisors. (p. 65). Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, Inc.