Student Success

Apply to become a Peer Academic Coach

Become a Peer Academic Coach

Under the direction of the Director of Student Success, Peer Academic Coaches will meet with assigned students one-on-one on a weekly or biweekly basis. The Peer Academic Coach will listen to the challenges that their student is facing and will work with the student to develop skills that will enhance their academic experience. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Time management
  • Organizational strategies
  • Study skills
  • Exam preparation
  • Note-taking
  • Test-taking strategies
  • Avoiding procrastination

If you are passionate about helping your fellow peers succeed, this may be the role for you! Applications for the 2022/2023 academic year are now open. To apply, please see below.

  • Qualifications
    • Must have completed 3 terms at Union
    • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA at Union
    • Must possess excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills
    • Must be in good judicial standing at Union
  • Responsibilities
    • Attend/complete all required training prior to the start of the term
    • Must coordinate meetings with assigned students as recommended by the Director of Student Success
    • Required to meet with the Director of Student Success biweekly
    • Must be available for 5 – 8 hours per week for the entire term
  • Compensation

    Peer Academic Coaches are compensated hourly. This position is work study eligible.

  • Application Process
    • Obtain 2 references to include on your application.
    • Complete your application.
    • Applications are due on Monday, May 30 at 11:59pm.
  • Questions

    Please contact Lesly Clay at clayl@union.edu.