Extending Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom

Student Engagement

Student Success Center: Cross College Advising Peers

Description:

Assist students in identifying majors and fields of study pertinent to the student’s interest by discussing interests and involvement opportunities. Peer Advisors conduct the student’s initial exploratory 20 minute appointment when using CCA services.

Recruitment date:

November 2015

Qualifications:

All applicants must be a continuing student enrolled full time at the University of South Carolina- Columbia, and be in good academic and financial standing. Furthermore, all Peer Advisors must have completed at least 30 credits of USC coursework by the end of the current semester, and hold a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. All students must be able to work ten hours per week, and be available to participate for the entire academic semester.

Class requirement:

N/A

Training:

Week before classes begin, biweekly staff meetings, and weekly on-going training Cohort meeting.

Meeting time:

Staff Meeting: Every other Friday, 3:30-4:30pm; Cohort meeting: Varies depending on the student’s availability; One-on-One meeting with supervisor: every other week, schedule dependent on peer.

Time commitment:

10 hours/week

Contact:

sacca@mailbox.sc.edu

Website:

www.sa.sc.edu/ssc/cca

Social media site(s):

Facebook:UofSC_CCA

Twitter: @UofSC_CCA

Pay:

$8/hour