Academic Foundations

Peer Leaders

Peer Leaders are undergraduate students who volunteer to assist first-year students at the University of South Florida. Academic Foundations Peer Leaders work with students enrolled in SLS2901 to introduce students to campus resources, connect students to involvement opportunities, and help facilitate a successful transition from high school to the USF community.

Benefits of serving as a Peer Leader:

Develop leadership skills by serving as a peer advocate and mentor
Enhance communication and facilitation skills by leading creative presentations and classroom activities
Identify personal strengths and practice utilizing strengths within a classroom environment
Learn how to work with peers from diverse backgrounds
Establish positive relationships with students, staff, and faculty
Obtain professional experience by working with an instructor to meet established standards and fulfill expectations
Enhance the learning experience of other undergraduate students

Apply now to be a Peer Leader for the 2018-19 year: https://tinyurl.com/AFPeerLead

Contact academicfoundations@usf.edu for more information.