Responsibilities of Advisers

Responsibilities of Advisers

Responsibilities of Advisers

As an Academic Adviser, you are incredibly important in shaping the learning paths of your advisees. Emphasized below are some of your major roles and responsibilities:

  • To provide support to their transition to the University
  • To clarify requirements of the curriculum and course requirements in your Faculty
  • To guide them in developing their academic goals and study plan
  • To provide up-to-date information and offer advice on course selection
  • To discuss their academic performance and progress and the implication of it to their future plans (career or postgraduate studies)
  • To care about their academic success
  • To provide them with information on other available campus resources and support services
  • To respect their privacy
  • To make referrals and direct them to other sources of advice. You might not know the answer of every question, but you can help them find the answer and make effective referrals