Engineering Peer Advisors

Engineering Peer Advisors


The Engineering Peer Advisors will ease the transition to college life for new students by offering them the knowledge and perspective of experienced students. They will raise awareness of policies, procedures, resources, and opportunities that will support students in attaining their goals and achieving success.

About the Engineering Peer Advisors

The Engineering Peer Advising Program was created by students, for students. Engineering Peer Advisors are experienced engineering student leaders who are dedicated to helping new students navigate their first year of college and can provide information on majors, classes, college life, student organizations, and how to make the most of their college experience. Engineering Peer Advisors represent various engineering majors and have a wide range of internship, design team, research, study abroad and student organization experience. They specialize in providing undergraduate engineering students with tools and resources to help them attain their academic and professional goals.

These students exemplify the Attributes of a Gator Engineer and have been selected on the basis of their academic and professional achievements, their contributions to the college and campus community, and their dedication to helping new students create the best possible undergraduate experience.. They are a resource for you. They can answer many of your questions and help you on the road to success at UF!

Engineering Peer Advisors can provide assistance with:

  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Getting involved
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Preparing your college success plan
  • Professional development skills with an emphasis on applying to internships
  • and more!

APPLY to be an Engineering Peer Advisor

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is looking for talented and motivated students to become Engineering Peer Advisors to support the Center for Student Excellence and enhance student access to academic, professional, and personal resources. Peer Advisors are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievements, contributions to the college and campus community, and dedication to helping new students create the best possible undergraduate experience.

DEADLINE: September 6, 2021

Select an application format:

Peer Advisor Application (PDF)

Peer Advisor Application (.docx)

Meet with an Engineering Peer Advisor

Engineering Peer Advisors are currently available for Zoom advising. For more information visit here.

Center for Student Excellence

β€œThe three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”
― Thomas A. Edison