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 students who are dedicated to helping new students navigate their first year of college. They provide practical information on majors, classes, college life, and student organizations. Engineering Peer Advisors represent various engineering majors and have a wide range of internship, design team, research, study abroad and student organization experience.
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 a plan to graduation
- Professional development skills
- Internship prep
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. 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: 01/13/23
Download the application: Peer Advisor Application (PDF)
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 email@example.com and we will facilitate that.
If you have questions, please contact us.
Center for Student Excellence
“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”
― Thomas A. Edison