As outlined in the application guidelines for registered student organizations at LSU, the following duties are required of student organization advisors:
Duties that are negotiable with the student leaders include, but are certainly not limited to the following:
Advisor's Insurance Protection
Acting as an approved advisor will be considered as conducting University business since the advisor role supports the mission of the University and provides service to LSU students. University employees will therefore be covered under the University’s Liability
and Worker’s Compensation insurance program when performing the volunteer advisor duties as outlined in this agreement. However, the University does not provide these insurance coverages to an advisor when the advisor is actively participating in a student
organization activity. Active participation in this context means joining in on activities that require physical exertion or stamina; an advisor’s participation in such activities shall be at the employee’s/advisor’s own risk. Participation does not include
attending, observing, advising, assessing, or other non-physical activities while acting as an advisor; the University’s insurance would cover the advisor in those instances.