Peer Partners have the opportunity to support LIFE Scholars with academics and/ or campus engagement. Peer Partners work together with LIFE Scholars to help them succeed in their classes, get involved in the campus community and have a successful college experience!

Peer Partners make new friends, broaden your campus involvement and gain valuable experience that is beneficial in both your personal and professional life.

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All Peer Partners must complete an application, attend an interview and a minimum of one training session prior to being matched with a LIFE Scholar.  Resources and ongoing support will be provided to ensure a successful partnership.

Peer Partners have the opportunity to support LIFE Scholars with academics and/or campus engagement.

A Peer Partner for academics:

  • Attends class with a LIFE Scholar to assist with note taking, class participation, accessing class materials, asking questions and completing in-class assignments.  (A Peer Partner can be a registered student in the class or just attend the class with a LIFE Scholar.)
  • Supports the LIFE Scholar outside of class to organize materials, manage time, complete homework assignments, prepare for tests, etc.
  • Time commitment: Approximately 3 hrs./week for one 3 credit class

A Peer Partner for campus engagement:

  • Facilitates engagement in campus activities and university events (sporting events, movies, speakers, concerts, accessing clubs, etc.)
  • Meets once a week to spend time together (work out at the gym, get coffee or lunch, play frisbee on the lawn, hang out in the SUB, etc.)
  • Attends monthly LIFE Scholars sponsored events (pizza party, ropes course, bowling, etc.)
  • Time commitment: Recommended minimum of 2 hrs./week

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