adviser; advisor

Rarely is it part of an official title; but if Advisor comes before a person’s name as part of the
person’s official title, recast the sentence if possible and change Advisor to adviser: Maria
Smith, academic adviser and financial aid coordinator in University College in Arts & Sciences;
NOT Academic Advisor and Financial Aid Coordinator in University College in Arts & Sciences
Maria Smith.

If recasting is not possible, retain the Advisor spelling.
NOTE: Advisor is correct for resident advisors in the Office of Residential Life.

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