Peer Education Programs

The Counseling Center offers peer education programs related to body image, drug and alcohol use, sexual assault, and mental health.

Through our Peer Educator programs, undergraduate students receive training and provide programming around critical issues that affect students and the campus community. To learn more about each program and to complete an online application please visit the page for your program of interest:

What is a peer educator?

Peer educators are leaders, role models and teachers. The peer education experience gives students the chance to educate their peers about the importance of making healthy decisions, and helps them to gain public speaking skills, increase confidence, build rapport with classmates and faculty, and take on an important leadership role on campus and in the community.

There are number of workshops and events that each of the Peer Educator programs present each year. 

How do peer educators get involved on campus?

Peer educators get involved with campus outreach through classroom presentations and work with various organizations, including: