Peer academic advisors are uniquely qualified to offer guidance in a variety of areas.
Peer academic advisors bring a different perspective to the advising interaction, and in man
y cases, can provide a first-hand account of course requirements or major options. Peer academic advisors receive extensive, ongoing training and generally have experience working with students as an orientation leader, resident advisor, or other peer advising position on campus.
The following are examples of what a peer academic advisor can help you with:
- Course scheduling
- Navigating major options
- Recommending classes that satisfy general education requirements
- Accessing a wide variety of academic resources
- Understanding probation, low scholarship, university policies
- Major exploration/academic planning
- General student support