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SOE Peer Advisors

Calling all SOE freshmen, sophomores, and juniors!

The SOE Peer Advisor application is now available for the 2018-2019 school year.  Peer Advisors are volunteer students who represent the School of Education in a variety of ways. 

These include:

  • Mentoring new freshmen and transfer student advisees, beginning in the summer and continuing throughout the school year
  • Assisting with SOE Orientation during Welcome Weekend 2018
  • Representing SOE at recruitment and admissions events
  • Being involved in various SOE receptions, events, and programs that occur throughout the academic school year

Requirements and responsibilities:

  • On-campus responsibilities begin Friday, August 24, 2018, with some obligations through the weekend
  • Must be willing to communicate with advisees in the summer prior to Orientation (email, phone, etc.)
  • Must continue to be a resource for advisees throughout the semester/year, during their first year at SU
  • Must attend one 1-hr training session in April 2018 (dates to be announced)
  • 3.0 GPA and in good academic standing
  • Be on campus for at least the fall 2018 semester (students can be abroad for spring 2019)


Interested?  Complete the NEW Peer Advisor application

For RETURNING Peer Advisors, complete the shortened application


Returning Peer Advisors also have the opportunity to be on the Peer Advisor Leadership Team
As a PA Team Leader, you will still have a group of freshmen advisees, as well as additional leadership responsibilities including:

  • Assist with Peer Advisor training (to take place in late March or early April)
  • Lead your team of Peer Advisors through various Welcome Week orientation tasks
  • Serve as a resource for new Peer Advisors throughout the academic year
  • Additional leadership opportunities during SOE recruitment and admissions events


Application Deadline: Friday March 9, 2018

Questions?  Contact Dorien Langezaal at delangez@syr.edu or 315.443.4269