Before applying to be a Peer Leader, please review the requirements, responsibilities, and mandatory dates.


  • Submit the completed Peer Leader application and resume by February 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
    • Resume Requirements: Resume should include all involvement and employment information that would be relevant to the Peer Leader experience.
  • Attend Spring Retreat on March 23, 2019.
  • Attend Peer Leader and Instructor Meet and Greet on March 28, 2019 from 5-6pm.
  • Register for the Fall Forum (UA 110) as a a one-credit, graded academic course scheduled fro Wednesdays from 2 – 2:50 p.m. in Fall 2019. The Fall Forum class meeting is for evaluation, reflection, and processing of the Peer Leader experience.
  • Attend all class meetings for the first year compass course in which you are assigned as a Peer Leader in Fall 2019.
  • Create and sustain positive working relationships with paired instructor.
  • Plan and execute engagement opportunities for first-year students in your assigned course.


  • Serve as mentor to first-year students.
  • Serve as a role-model to first-year students.
  • Assist with the instruction of first-year courses.

Mandatory Dates

Peer Leader Spring RetreatMarch 23, 2019
Peer Leader and Instructor Meet and GreetMarch 28, 2019 from 5 - 6 p.m.
Fall Forum Class Wednesdays from 2 - 2:50 p.m. in Fall 2019

Application Timeline

Application AvailableJanuary 22, 2019
Application DeadlineFebruary 17, 2019
Interview DaysFebruary 25 - 28, 2019
Notify Applicants of SelectionMarch 4, 2019

Apply to be a Peer Leader

Applications for the 2019 Peer Leader experience are closed. Please contact the office for more information.

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