Becoming a Peer Advocate
Peer advocates must apply to participate in our training program (involving 4-5 hours of work per week over 10 weeks) and successfully complete this program the semester immediately before they serve as peer advocates. We can accept only a limited number of students to our training program.
*Minimum* qualifications for acceptance are listed below. Applications for the training program open on the first day of the semester.
Any students interested in being a peer advocate during Fall 2014 must successfully complete training during the Spring 2014 semester. The training application is due Wed, Feb. 5 by midnight. No late applications can be considered. Applicants will be contacted soon after the deadline for interviews.
To talk to current peer advocates about the program, OPTIONAL spring 2014 info sessions will be held at 7:15 pm on
W Jan 29 in Sturges 108, Th Jan 30 in Sturges 109, and M Feb 3rd in Sturges 111
Becoming a Trainee: Minimum Qualifications
Becoming a Peer Advocate: Minimum Qualifications
Students who successfully complete the training program and who are formally accepted as Advocates for the following semester will be enrolled for three credits of PSYC 294 by permission of the instructor. Registration contracts are completed at the end of the pre-semester retreat.
If you have additional questions about our program, please contact Dr. Katz, Department of Psychology, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructions for applying online to the Pathways Training Program
Step 1: Complete all questions on the online application
1. Step 2: Submit an unofficial transcript and reference information via email to email@example.com. Instructions for creaing a pdf file of your transcript are below. In addition to attaching your transcript, the email should list the names, titles, email, and phone numbers of two people who are willing to be contacted to answer a few questions about you. References are not required to write letters. At least one reference must be a current faculty or staff member at Geneseo (As the current Pathways coordinator, Dr. Katz cannot serve as a reference for any applicants).
1. In a separate window, go to KnightWeb and login
2. Click the “Student & Financial Aid Menu”
3. Click “Student Records”
4. Click “Academic Transcript” and press “Submit” to view your transcript
5. Go to File and select “Print”
6. At the top, find the “PDF Creator” icon and double click (you may have to scroll around)
7. Under the “document title” name it LASTNAMEtra.pdf. and click “Save”
8. Save it to your desktop
9. Now that you have your transcript saved as a PDF file on your desktop, attach it to an email to submit along with your reference information