Psychology Peer Advising
Peer advising is a friendly resource for psychology majors and psychology minors to get answers to their questions about classes, scheduling, graduate school preparation, and the benefits of being a psychology major. Stop by and meet us. We are located in Bohannon Hall room 322. Advisors are willing to meet with you on campus or by email if needed. Please feel free to walk in and ask for one of the peer advisors. We’ll be glad to answer your questions or help you to find resources around campus to answer them.
How Can Peer Advisors Help Me?
- By providing scheduling and class information
- By sharing knowledge of opportunities available in the psychology program
- Through helping you to understand the requirements of a psychology major or minor
- By providing assistance in goal setting
- With referrals to faculty in your area of interest
- By providing tutoring in psychology subjects
- By being a confidential advocate to help you succeed
The location, times, and contacts available:
- Located in Bohannon Hall room 322.
- Here are the times peer advisors are available. Please contact one of
them by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
to set up an appointment to meet.
- The phone number for the Peer Advising Office is: 218- 726- 6215
- Carol Kivi is the faculty advisor: email@example.com
How Can I Become a Peer Advisor?
- You need Junior or Senior status
- You need to be willing to help others through advising and tutoring as needed during office hours.
- Three hours per week of effort are required for each credit. (This includes two office hours per week and one additional hour for the biweekly meeting, or recruitment of advisees prior to registration).
- You need to be willing to attend training sessions and biweekly meeting at 11:00pm on Tuesdays.
- You will need to sign a confidentiality agreement.
- You will need a permission number to add Psy 3991-019 to your class schedule.
The benefits of being a peer advisor
- You have Interaction with faculty, student affairs personnel, and peers.
- You have opportunities to practice helping skills.
- You gain increased knowledge of the psychology program and graduation requirements.
- You can sign up for 1 or 2 credits in a semester under Psy 3991 (4 credits maximum will count toward graduation)
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