Peer Advising

Peer Advisers are junior and senior psychology students earning course credit to provide guidance to students about the Psychology major. Peer Advisers provide the following services:

  • Descriptions of their favorite courses
  • Discuss the major requirements
  • Learn about psychology opportunities at SFSU

How to Meet with a Psychology Peer Adviser:

Fall 2020 Peer Advising will be held via ZOOM from August 31st to December 11th. Click on the ZOOM link (or use ZOOM ID and passcode). Your computing device (or smart phone) will need both a video camera and microphone. Avoid using Safari web browser when on a computer. You will be placed in a virtual waiting room if the peer adviser is busy with another student.  

Sundays

8:30am to 11:30am

  • Adviser: Ana (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work with children who experienced trauma.
  • ZOOM ID: 959 8055 5658
  • ZOOM Passcode: 863619
  • ZOOM Link

Mondays

9:30am to 12:30pm

  • Adviser: Valeria (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in healthcare.
  • ZOOM ID: 955 7983 8755
  • ZOOM Passcode: 471190
  • ZOOM Link 

10:30am to 1:30pm

  • Adviser: Jenny (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a counselor in school settings.
  • ZOOM ID: 921 6836 1225
  • ZOOM Passcode: 576735
  • ZOOM Link

2pm to 5pm

  • Adviser: Brenda (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work as a marriage and family therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 934 1000 5988
  • ZOOM Passcode: 123179
  • ZOOM Link

Tuesdays

9am to 12pm

  • Adviser: Alleina (she/her) is a non-transfer student and wants to work as a therapist for athletes.
  • ZOOM ID: 945 9138 6785
  • ZOOM Passcode: 233363
  • ZOOM Link

1pm to 4pm

  • Adviser: Erika (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a college counselor or marriage and family therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 938 7106 2329
  • ZOOM Passcode: 807878
  • ZOOM Link

2pm to 5pm

  • Adviser: Jacky (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as an academic guidance counselor.
  • ZOOM ID: 974 2778 0832
  • ZOOM Passcode: 862305
  • ZOOM Link

Wednesdays

11am to 2pm

  • Adviser: Marissa (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in the educational system.
  • ZOOM ID: 996 9587 5317
  • ZOOM Passcode: 151106
  • ZOOM Link

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Aly (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a neuropsychologist.
  • ZOOM ID: 997 1499 2147
  • ZOOM Passcode: 766498
  • ZOOM Link

2pm to 5pm

  • Adviser: Charles (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work as a marriage and family therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 961 0481 6846
  • ZOOM Passcode: 142105
  • ZOOM Link

Thursdays

2pm to 5pm

  • Adviser: Haley (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work as a therapist for children and adolescents.
  • ZOOM ID: 910 1606 1761
  • ZOOM Passcode: 753613
  • ZOOM Link

Fridays

9am to 12pm

  • Adviser: Sarah (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work as a clinical psychologist focused on addiction.
  • ZOOM ID: 971 9523 2173
  • ZOOM Passcode: 497452
  • ZOOM Link 

 

How to Become a Peer Adviser:

All Peer Advisers are enrolled PSY 680 Peer Advising for 3 units. Enrollment is through an application process and determined by the instructor. Applications for PSY 680 are reviewed during the course registration session of the prior semester (e.g., submit application in Spring to be a Peer Adviser in the Fall). Please contact Professor Kevin Eschleman (kesch@sfsu.edu) for an application.

Enrollment Elgibility:

  • Be a junior or senior psychology major.
  • Successful completion of PSY303.
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Have at least 12 units in the major completed.
  • Be interested in developing academic advising and coaching skills.
  • Be conscientious about keeping appointments.