Goals of the Peer Leader Training Program

Overall Goals of the Peer Leader Training Program

  • Become a contributing member of the peer leader community.
  • Identify self as a leader.
  • Gain respect of fellow peer leaders.
  • Learn how to better serve students in their roles as Peer Leaders.
  • Gain the knowledge to be comfortable referring students to other peer leaders and the offices they represent.
  • View themselves as positive role models for other students on campus.
  • Gain a better appreciation for values, beliefs, and cultures that are different than their own.

The following events are intended to help meet the above goals:

Fall Peer Leader Conference

All Peer Leaders will come together for the Fall Peer Leader Conference.  The conference is scheduled for September 6-7, 2015. This is an opportunity to get to know others in Peer Leader positions so you can better collaborate throughout the year, as well as learn new skills to help you be more successful in your Peer Leader roles. More information to come!

Student Leadership Opportunities Fair

Come and check out many of the leadership positions available for 2016-2017 and learn more about these opportunities. The fair will be held in the winter term of 2016. There will be current Peer Leaders on site to answer your questions!

The Peer Leader Training Committee will be hosting a session for prospective peer leader applicants to learn about the Peer Leader interview process, learn tips and suggestions for how to best prepare for the interview, and learn the proper etiquette and attire for an interview. The workshop is scheduled for TBD.

May Kick-Off Celebration

For Peer Leaders hired for the 2016-2017 academic year, we will be hosting a May Celebration to kick-off the upcoming year.  You'll start to bond with your staff, get to know a variety of peer leaders and learn more about your role for next year.  The Celebration will be held on TBD.