Meet the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 Honors Peer Advisers

Click HERE for contact information and to find your Peer Adviser.

Honors Peer Advisers help guide and support students with common questions and challenges related to completing requirements for the University Honors Program: courses, seminars, program of study, honors project, etc.

 

Interested in becoming a Peer Adviser? Click HERE to apply.

Who should apply to become an Honors Peer Adviser?

  • 3rd or 4th year Honors students in good standing
  • Students looking to gain advising and leadership experience
  • Students who enjoy helping others 

What do Peer Advisers do?

*volunteer time commitment of an estimated 10-15 hours per semester (after initial training)

  • Peer Advisers must undergo initial training (three hours) and attend monthly meetings
  • Peer Advisers will be assigned a group of second-year (and/or new non-FHP) Honors students from their college (and from a related discipline as possible) with the objectives of supporting students in completing Honors requirements and building connections amongst Honors students with similar academic interests
  • Peer Advisers are tasked with the following:
    • Attending your college’s Honors orientation to introduce yourself to the group
    • Sharing your email address and/or create a discussion board where students can connect with you (and each other) to ask any Honors-related questions
    • Meeting students in your group at least once per semester
    • Communicating with your group about upcoming deadlines and provide support/advice about completing Honors requirements
    • Maintaining regular contact with Honors staff about any questions/concerns

 

Questions? Contact honors@iastate.edu.