Be a Peer Coach

Who is a Peer Coach?

Peer Coaches are students within the College of Arts and Sciences, carefully selected and trained to work with our student population of students who are struggling with academic and social adjustment by providing educational assistance and resources in a way that fellow students may better grasp, in order to boost academic performance in order to enhance their overall wellbeing

Peer Coaches assist students with the following:

  • Effectively manage their time and have a successful academic and social life balance
  • Developing effective study skills techniques to enhance student’s academic performance
  • Locating and understanding the importance of utilizing resources on campus
  • Encourage individual growth by helping students be independent and critical thinkers
  • Help students socially acclimatize and find an avenue for social integration.


  • Must be a full-time student in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Must be a sophomore or Junior in A&S
  • Must have at least a 2.8 cumulative GPA.
  • Must be empathetic to the plight of others.
  • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must have a genuine interest in helping others as well as maintain a positive attitude


  • Opportunity to assist peers on their path to success
  • Paid experience
  • Gain tangible leadership experience
  • Grow individually by helping others do the same

Be a Peer Coach

Registration to be a coach is currently closed. Please check back for next semester’s application.