what does it mean to be a Peer Advisor?

Being a Peer Advisors means being an expert navigator, an ally, and a year round resource to fellow Jayhawks. 

Peer Advisors are often the hub of information for the Undergraduate Advising Center. They have a very direct connection to campus and what is happening in our academic community. Simply - they know everything!
PA's are a student resource that can be seen year round. They are team of experts with lived experiences in a variety of majors.

What is the "core" of the KU experience? Being a student and being connected. They live it and can help you find it.

Common Advising duties 

  • Help students make semester goals and plans
  • Navigate campus resources and processes
  • Figure out GPA's 
  • Explore majors! 
  • Make a road map to professional school admission 
  • Discover passions and career interests with students
  • Listen to students who are having current semester issues 
  • Talk about important study skills 
  • Help students find a balance between school and involvement 




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