SOE Peer Advisors

The Peer Advising application deadline for the 2018-2019 school year has passed.  If you are interested for next year, please contact Dorien Langezaal and delangez@syr.edu or 315.443.4269.

Calling all SOE freshmen, sophomores, and juniors!

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? The application for the 2019-2020 season will be available in Spring 2019.

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