Peer Coach

image; peer coachPrimary Job Duties

  • Tutoring
  • Programming focused on Academic Self-Efficacy behaviors
  • 20 intentional contacts with residents per month
  • Resource referral agent
  • 10 office hours per week
  • Interventions with students on academic alert/probation
  • 1 program per month
  • Weekly social media post
  • Administrative paperwork
    • Attend student staff trainings and departmental events
  • Other duties as assigned

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum 3.00 semester and cumulative GPA. Must be a second-semester freshman at minimum. Must have lived on-campus for a minimum of one semester. Must be enrolled in 12 credit hours a semester (undergraduate) or 9 credit hours a semester (graduate student). Must be able to meet on Mondays at 8pm. Cannot work a second job. Cannot enroll in Summer 2 classes. Students that are student teaching, in clinicals, or participating in any other similar time-intensive activity that is required for their academic program are not eligible.


Rookie Peer Coaches are paid $4,483.71 and Veteran Peer Coaches are paid $4,583.70 over the course of the semester (based on current room and board rates with tax). All Peer Coaches are placed in a private room, which is billed at the double room rate. Peer Coaches receive the value of a Total Access Meal Plan and are allowed to choose any meal plan.