A Peer Leader is an upper-class student who acts as a co-facilitator in a Humanities 101/102-First Year Experience Course. A Peer Leader acts as a mentor and leader to first- year students and gives them guidance during their transition to college and to EOU.
What do Peer Leaders do?
- Co-facilitate HUM 101 and 102 with the instructor/faculty partner fall and winter quarters.
- Meet with students one-on-one outside of class at beginning of each quarter to check in on them and touch base about adjusting t0 EOU.
- Meet with their instructor/faculty partner regularly to communicate and to plan course
- Take a 1 credit training course the spring quarter prior to the year they serve as a Peer Leader
What are the requirements to be a Peer Leader?
- Sophomore status or above
- Minimum 2.75 GPA
- Model active involvement on campus
- Expressed interest in and understanding of being a leader and positive role model for first year students at EOU
- Willing to represent EOU’s mission: embodies “responsible and reflective action in a diverse and interconnected world” and willing to follow the EOU Student Handbook’s Code of Conduct.