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If you are an upper-class student, consider becoming part of the YearOne Peer Advisor program. Help first-year students transition to college life, become an integral part of the RIT community, and benefit from your own student experiences. In addition, you will earn a stipend, and this is a great opportunity to share and build your leadership and student involvement experiences! Below are some common questions about the program and how to become involved.
YearOne Peer Advisors are current RIT students who are actively engaged in campus and academic life on campus, and understand both the excitement and the trepidation that comes with the college transition. Peer Advisors are an integral part of the course and are carefully chosen; they are successful and personable undergraduates and are highly motivated to help first-year students to:
Upper-class students possessing previous leadership and campus engagement experience can apply to become a Lead Peer Advisor. Lead Peer Advisors are responsible for assisting in the classroom and supervising a team of Peer Advisors.
Lead PA Responsibilities
The time commitment will be about 10 hours per week for Lead Peer Advisors. For Peer Advisors, it will be about 5 hours per week. Please keep in mind that specific hours may vary each week.
If interested in a Peer Advisor or Lead Peer Advisor position for Fall 2016, please attend one of the sesssions below:
|*Tuesday||March 1st||3:00pm||Kate Gleason Res Hall A055|
|*Wednesday||March 2nd||6:30pm||Campus Center 2650|
|Thursday||March 3rd||6:00pm||NRH 1250|
|*Friday||March 4th||2:00pm||Kate Gleason Res Hall A055|
|Saturday||March 5th||11:00am||Kate Gleason Res Hall A055|
|*Sunday||March 6th||11:00am||Kate Gleason Res Hall A055|
|*Monday||March 7th||5:30pm||SAU 1829 Room|
|Tuesday||March 8th||7:00pm||SAU Clark A|
|Wednesday||March 9th||3:00pm||Kate Gleason Res Hall A055|
|*Thursday||March 10th||6:30pm||Campus Center 2650|
|Friday||March 11th||2:00pm||SAU 1829 Room|
After attending an information session, you will recieve a link to the application via e-mail. In addition to submitting an application, participation in a group process day is also required for selected candidates. All applications are due by Friday, April 1st and other specific deadlines and important dates are listed on the application.