The benefits of utilizing advisors for Greek organizations are immense. Advisors provide continuity to undergraduate fraternity and sorority chapters through their commitment to support chapter members. It is important to note that advisors provide a substantial impact on all chapter operations including communication with the university, HQ, and parents as well as supporting the personal development of chapter members. In order for chapters to be supported properly, they must utilize the guidance of faculty/staff advisors, chapter advisors, campus professionals, and headquarters staff.
Each Greek organization at UNCP is required to have an active faculty/staff advisor and an active chapter advisor. Each organization is encouraged to obtain an active advisory board in order to support all chapter officers, but this is not required by UNCP due to the lack of alumni/ae in the local area. Both types of advisory support are equally important to the livelihood of Greek organizations, despite the difference in responsibilities.
The contact information and advisor contract is due to the Office of Greek Life at the beginning of each academic year and must be updated throughout the year and before the summer begins if any information has changed.