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Your club’s Faculty Advisor should be a current Lassonde faculty member who is willing to work with and support your club. 

Roles and Responsibilites of Faculty Advisors

Faculty Advisors agree to:

  1. Know the general purpose of the organization and is familiar with the organization’s constitution.
  2. Take an active role in advising the student organization.
  3. Annually review the student organization’s governing documents (constitution & bylaws, budget) and/or guiding policies to ensure accountability by the student organization.
  4. Know the officers of the organization and mentor their leaders.
  5. Meet with the organization’s Chair/President on a regular basis (at least once per term).
  6. Be informed of all activities sponsored and conducted by the student organization.
  7. Offer guidance to your club on organization management, goals, technical expertise, program planning.
  8. Inform the Manager, Student Engagement or Assistant Dean, Students any activities which may or will violate University policies.

Requirements for serving as an Advisor

  1. An advisor should be a full-time Faculty member at the Lassonde School of Engineering
  2. Advisors are encouraged to attend club events, held during and after business hours.

Benefits

  1. Sharing one’s knowledge and experiences with others.
  2. Developing a personal relationship with students.
  3. Sharing common interests and working toward a common goal.