What is Academic Peer Advising?
Academic Peer Advising at the University of Southern Maine is a nationally recognized program! Academic Peer Advisors are advanced students who work closely with faculty and professional mentors in developing connections and opportunities for students.
In addition to working with their mentors, Academic Peer Advisors participate in an intensive training program and take a 2 credit course during the fall semester with a 1 credit option during the spring semester.
To learn more about the program, please check out the FAQ section.
The mission of the University’s Academic Peer Advising Program is to help students identify, pursue, and reach their academic goals. The structure of the program allows Academic Peer Advisors the unique ability to offer students insight into the common experience of university life.
Peer Advisor application:
Applications will be available during the Spring Semester and due at the end of February. Applications are available online or by contacting Kristi Hertlein at 780-5652.
Any academic and support services department is eligible to participate in the program.