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 2021 Peer Advising will be held via ZOOM from August 29th to December 10th. Use the Zoom ID and passcode to enter the virtual waiting room for the Peer Adviser. 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

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Esther (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in clinical psychology.
  • ZOOM ID: 885 9659 7664
  • ZOOM Passcode: 794871

Mondays

8:30am to 11:30am

  • Adviser: Jay-Nee (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in college academic advising.
  • ZOOM ID: 817 5684 6176
  • ZOOM Passcode: 555134

9am to 12pm

  • Adviser: Madelline (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in forensic psychology. 
  • ZOOM ID: 828 2009 8247
  • ZOOM Passcode: 221325

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Serena (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work with youth using art therapy.
  • ZOOM ID: 892 0474 4043
  • ZOOM Passcode: 327823

Tuesdays

8am to 11am

  • Adviser: Nina (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work in clinical psychology helping adults with mental illlness.
  • ZOOM ID: 860 5676 1601
  • ZOOM Passcode: 629187

10am to 2pm

  • Adviser: Paola (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in counseling psychology.
  • ZOOM ID: 836 0896 0195
  • ZOOM Passcode: 457457

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Carissa (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university.
  • ZOOM ID: 840 9933 1243
  • ZOOM Passcode: 107153

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Kristine (she/her) is a non-transfer student and wants to work in child therapy.
  • ZOOM ID: 846 5728 2059
  • ZOOM Passcode: 319885

Wednesdays

8am to 11am

  • Adviser: Mark (he/him) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in academic counseling.
  • ZOOM ID: 834 4116 6790
  • ZOOM Passcode: 058787

11am to 2pm

  • Adviser: Ayaila (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in clinical psychology with children. 
  • ZOOM ID: 870 7667 1536
  • ZOOM Passcode: 578867

3pm to 6pm

  • Adviser: Gabriela (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in counseling.
  • ZOOM ID: 822 7569 5019
  • ZOOM Passcode: 900613

3:30pm to 6:30pm

  • Adviser: Jennifer (she/her) is a non-transfer student and wants to work as a Licenced Marriage and Family Therapist. 
  • ZOOM ID: 848 5766 7972
  • ZOOM Passcode: 282299

Thursdays

9am to 12pm

  • Adviser: Christina (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in mental health for low-income communities. 
  • ZOOM ID: 834 1036 1863
  • ZOOM Passcode: 905419

11am to 2pm

  • Adviser: Chris (he/him) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in clinical psychology.
  • ZOOM ID: 864 8200 4578
  • ZOOM Passcode: 268990

Fridays

8am to 11am

  • Adviser: Max (he/him) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in school psychology or academic advising in a college setting. 
  • ZOOM ID: 847 8969 9504
  • ZOOM Passcode: 016875

 

 

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.