Engineering Peer Advisors

Engineering Peer Advisors

MISSION STATEMENT

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!

Meet with an Engineering Peer Advisor

Engineering Peer Advisors are currently available for Zoom and in-person advising.

First-Year Engineering students, EPA bios and remote scheduling lines are in your First-Year Engineering Advising course here
Students from outside the college are welcome to meet with our EPA team. If you would prefer to meet remotely, email us at the address below and we will provide the link.

Walk in hours are in 200 Weil Hall.

Monday 10AM – 12 NOON 1PM – 3PM
Tuesday 10AM – 12 NOON 1PM – 2PM
Wednesday 10:30AM -12 NOON 1PM – 2:30PM
Thursday 10AM – 11:30AM 1PM – 2:30PM
Friday 10AM – 12 NOON 1PM – 2:30 PM

If you would like to meet remotely, please contact us and we will provide the link. You can also email and we can put you in touch with an Engineering Peer Advisor in your major of interest.

Center for Student Excellence
advising@eng.ufl.edu
352-392-0944

Engineering Peer Advisor Workshops

Meet with Our Engineering Peer advisors to gain more information about Engineering Programs at UF!

Date

Time

Subject

Format

Sign Up Link

Capacity

Tuesday, October 12

1:00-2:00pm

Electrical Engineering academic planning

In-person

Sign up for the October 12 Session

15

Wednesday, October 13

10:30-11:30am

Biological Engineering academic planning

via Zoom

Sign up for the October 13 Session

25

Monday, October 18

2:30-3:30pm

Getting Involved at UF

In-person

Sign up for the October `18th Session

15

Tuesday, October 19

10:30-11:30am

Industrial & Systems Engineering academic planning

via Zoom

Sign up for the October 19th Session

25

Friday, October 22

10:40-11:30am

Materials Science & Engineering academic planning

via Zoom

Sign up for the October 22nd Session

25

Wednesday, October 27

10:30-11:30am

Civil/Environmental Engineering academic planning

via Zoom

Sign up for the October 27th Session

25

 

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.

Recruitment for Engineering Peer Advisors will resume again in Spring 2022.

Select an application format:

Peer Advisor Application (PDF)

Peer Advisor Application (.docx)

 

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