HWCOE Peer Advisors


The HWCOE 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 HWCOE Peer Advisors

The HWCOE Peer Advising Program was created by students, for students. Experienced engineering students are dedicated to helping new students navigate their first year of college and can provide information on classes, student organization, and how to make the most of their college experience. Peer Advisors represent all the engineering majors, and have a wide range of internship, research, and student organization experience.

Peer Advisors are also available to meet with prospective students and their families at 1:15PM on days when a formal Information Session and Tour are not scheduled.

Our Gator Engineering Peer Advisors are available to answer your questions about majors, classes, college life, and careers. 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 as Peer Advisors 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 degree experience.. They are a resource for you. They can answer many of your questions and help you on the road to success at UF!

HWCOE Peer Advisors can provide assistance with:

  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Finding an internship
  • Getting involved
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Preparing your college success plan
  • 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 for the 2018-2019 academic year 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 3, 2018

Fall 2018 Engineering Peer Advisor Application

Hours and Location

HWCOE Peer Advisors are available from 10:00 until 4:00 Monday through Friday.

Center for Student Excellence
204 Weil Hall

Get in touch! And remember, you can post questions on the “Gator Engineering Class of 2021” Facebook group page so that all students may benefit from your questions.

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