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:

Spring 2021 Peer Advising will be held via ZOOM from February 1st to May 14th. 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.  

Mondays

10am to 1pm

  • Adviser: Cindy (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in group therapy settings or as a school counselor.
  • ZOOM ID: 892 9070 6429
  • ZOOM Passcode: 492205
  • ZOOM Link

10am to 1pm

  • Adviser: Jaclyn (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a school counselor or highschool teacher.
  • ZOOM ID: 878 2670 5285
  • ZOOM Passcode: 780334
  • 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

10am to 1pm

  • Adviser: Robyn (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work with childran as a cognitive behavioral therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 863 5250 1556
  • ZOOM Passcode: 289025
  • ZOOM Link

11am to 2pm

  • Adviser: Andrew (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work as a child psychologist.
  • ZOOM ID: 838 9488 3182
  • ZOOM Passcode: 135200
  • ZOOM Link

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Christy (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a marriage and family therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 871 9234 8767
  • ZOOM Passcode: 656943
  • ZOOM Link

1pm to 4pm

  • Adviser: Michelle (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a occupational therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 882 4436 8742
  • ZOOM Passcode: 508406
  • ZOOM Link

2pm to 5pm

  • Adviser: Cally (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a school counselor.
  • ZOOM ID: 870 7972 7464
  • ZOOM Passcode: 974810
  • ZOOM Link

4pm to 7pm

  • Adviser: Nicholas (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work as a clinical psychologist or social worker for the Veterans Administration.
  • ZOOM ID: 871 8704 7449
  • ZOOM Passcode: 414626
  • ZOOM Link

4pm to 7pm

  • Adviser: Kainat (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work as a marriage and family therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 840 3679 9284
  • ZOOM Passcode: 042058
  • ZOOM Link

Wednesdays

9am to 12pm

  • Adviser: Max (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work as a school psychologist or professor.
  • ZOOM ID: 879 8288 2519
  • ZOOM Passcode: 240632
  • ZOOM Link

12:30pm to 3:30pm

  • Adviser: Bethany (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a clincial therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 843 1985 1562
  • ZOOM Passcode: 749414
  • ZOOM Link

Thursdays

10am to 1pm

  • Adviser: Cherish (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a clincial psychologist helping young adults with eating disorders.
  • ZOOM ID: 898 4185 1581
  • ZOOM Passcode: 335148
  • ZOOM Link

2pm to 5pm

  • Adviser: Dani (him/his) is a transfer student and wants to work as a marriage and family therapist.
  • ZOOM ID: 860 3578 3215
  • ZOOM Passcode: 762942
  • 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.