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


  • Submit the completed Peer Leader application by Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CST.
  • Attend Spring Retreat on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. Location TBA (on-campus).
  • Attend Peer Leader and Instructor Meet and Greet on Monday, March 30, 2020 from 5 – 6 p.m.
  • Enroll in UA 110- Peer Leader 101 (one-credit hour, graded course; Wednesdays afternoons at 2:00 p.m.) for the Fall 2020 academic semester.
  • Attend all UA 110 meetings in Fall 2020 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 2020.
  • 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

Fall Forum Class Wednesdays from 2 - 2:50 p.m. in Fall 2020

Application Timeline

Application AvailableFebruary 3, 2020
Application DeadlineFebruary 23, 2020
Interview DaysMarch 2-4, 2020
Notify Applicants of SelectionBy March 9, 2020

Apply to be a Peer Leader

2020 Peer Leader Application

Applications are due on February 23, 2020!

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