Engineering Peer Advisors

Engineering Peer Advisors

MISSION STATEMENT

The Engineering Peer Advisors ease the transition to college life for new students by offering them the knowledge and perspective of experienced engineering students. Engineering Peer Advisors help clarify policies and procedures, provide resources, and identify opportunities to support students in attaining their academic and professional goals.

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.

Application deadline: January 17, 2022

Select an application format:

Peer Advisor Application (PDF)

Peer Advisor Application (.docx)

Meet with an Engineering Peer Advisor
Engineering Peer Advisors are currently available on Zoom.

First-Year Engineering students: Engineering Peer Advisor bios and individual calendars are in your First-Year Engineering Advising course here.

Students from outside the college: You are welcome to meet with an Engineering Peer Advisor during walk-in hours. If you wish to speak to a Peer Advisor in a specific major, email advising@eng.ufl.edu and we will facilitate that.

Walk-in hours are being held on Zoom at this time. You can sign in to the First Year Engineering Lobby and access the Zoom link here: https://sforce.co/342roIy. Please be sure to use your UF email address.

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

If you have questions, please contact us.

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

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