Interpersonal Advisor Behaviors
1. Teach skills necessary to improve academic standing while at Viterbo (academic survival skills) or refer the student to the Learning Center.
2. Make clear the available student personnel resources, at the Student Development Center (counseling, health, AODA).
3. Be available to students for personal discussions.
4. Help the student to gain an understanding of their own abilities, interests, and goals.
5. Offer a relationship to students that would contribute to a personalized educational experience during orientation.
6. Provide help and encouragement to students to explore the best they can be (to maximize their potentials).
7. Provide an integrated picture of Viterbo with respect to courses, procedures, requirements, and university goals.
8. Encourage students to evaluate themselves in relation to the university and its opportunities.
9. Disclose information about yourself as a person who is going through the process of becoming educated.
10. Show empathy and understanding of the college transition process.
11. Demonstrate personal warmth, respect, and a genuineness related to problems presented by the students.