What are the benefits of serving as a Peer Leader?
Benefits of being a Peer Leader include:
- Develop professional skills that will transfer broadly to future career and personal goals.
- Enhance communication and group facilitation skills.
- Strengthen personal leadership identity.
- Establish positive relationships with fellow students, faculty, and staff.
- Play a vital role in the UA community.
Before applying to be a Peer Leader, please review the requirements, responsibilities, and mandatory dates.
- Submit a completed Peer Leader application.*
- Attend the Spring Peer Leader Meet & Greet event.*
- If selected, enroll in UA 110 – Peer Leader 101 (one credit hour, graded course).
- Attend all class times for the compass course you are assigned.
- Create and sustain a positive working relationship with your compass course Instructor.
- Plan and execute engagement opportunities for first-year students in your assigned course.
- Serve as a coach to first-year students in the course you serve as a Peer Leader.
- Serve as a positive role model to first-year students.
- Serve as an undergraduate teaching assistant in your compass course.
- Build rapport with first-year students, fellow peer leaders, and instructional staff.
|Peer Leader Spring Training
|Spring Meet & Greet (On-Campus)
|Instructor & PL-Meet & Greet
||August (1-2 days before the start of the semester)
|PL 2024 Application opens
|PL 2024 Application closes
||Extended until all Peer Leader spots filled.
||Scheduled as needed.
|Notification of Peer Leaders Selection
||Continuous until all spots filled.
Apply to be a Peer Leader
Application opens Spring 2024 for Fall 2024 Peer Leaders. Please check back with us.