Advisor Training Series


Workshop Schedule

Name of Event
 Date Time
Orientation Session   
September 1, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm Grainger 2185
Orientation Session  September 13, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm Grainger 3190
Orientation Session September 21, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm  Grainger 3190 
Financial Management Session October 25, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm  Grainger Hall
Financial Management Session October 25, 2016 5:30pm-6:30pm  Grainger Hall
Risk Management Session TBD  
Risk Management Session TBD  

 * TITU stands for "Today in the Union" and the schedule/room locations can be found on the day of the event, or sometimes the day before, at this website:


Descriptions and Workshop Resources

Student Organization Advisor Orientation

This workshop is designed for anyone who advises student organizations. We will discuss student organization advisor's roles and expectations and student organization advisor resources. There will be time for questions and discussion.

 In the event that you missed our Fall Orientation, feel free to review these slides and/or list to the recorded session to see what we shared! 

Fall 2016 Advisor Orientation 

Fall 2016 Advisor Orientation Recorded Session

Student Organization Diversity, Social Justice, & Inclusion Session

This workshop aims to provide student organization advisors with the knowledge and skills to respond and initiate conversations about diversity, social justice, and inclusion within the student organization.  

In the event you missed our Fall 2015 session, here is a handout shared during the conversation.  Diversity Session Handout 

Student Organization Advisor Financial Management Workshop

This workshop aims to provide student organization advisors with the knowledge and skills about financial management within a student group.  The session will highlight budget tips, fundraising policies, grant opportunities, and university expectations.  

If you happened to miss the Fall 2016 workshop, feel free to check out our presentation slides or our session recording!  

Fall 2016 Financial Management

Fall 2016 Financial Management Recorded Session

Student Organization Advisor Risk Management Workshop

Let's hear from the experts! A representative from UW Risk Management, UW Legal Services and University Health Services will be on hand to guide us in a discussion of common risk management issues encountered by Student Organizations and their Advisors... and how to successfully prepare for and handle risk.

Risk Management Worksheet


Transitions and Technology

This workshop is designed to educate advisors about how to improve the transition of leadership from one year to the next. We will also hear from a representative from the Center for Leadership & Involvement on the technology resources available to RSOs. Whether you have been advising an organization for 10 years or have just started in your role, you are more than welcome to come and share your ideas!


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