Peer Advisors

The Office of Student Academic Affairs houses a strong peer advising program for current students who wish to help incoming students with the college transition process.

Peer Advisor Responsibilites

Peer advisors peform a number of important duties, including:

  1. Contacting advisees over the summer to introduce themselves and answer questions
  2. Assisting with pre-registration process during the summer and fall semester
  3. Working closely with the Office of Student Academic Affairs during New Student Orientation
  4. Providing outreach and support for up to four new students by planning social activities and maintaining ongoing contact throughout summer and fall
  5. Helping advisees with pre-registration results, schedule completion, and add-drop week
  6. Referring first-year students to appropriate university publications and resources
  7. Answering general questions about degree requirements, academic support services, and university procedures
  8. Attending training and events
  9. Maintaining contact with peer coordinators and advisees through academic year
  10. Contacting prospective students in April to talk about the benefits of attending Georgetown and being a student at NHS.


For more information, including required qualifications for participation, contact staff advisor Doug Little.