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 2022 Peer Advising will be held via ZOOM from January 24th to May 13th. 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.  

Mondays

9am to 12pm

  • Adviser: Samuel (he/him) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in mental health. 
  • ZOOM ID: 858 6736 5389
  • ZOOM Passcode: 709538

9am to 12pm

  • Adviser: Katerin (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in counseling and victim advocacy. 
  • ZOOM ID: 835 9802 4798
  • ZOOM Passcode: 582147

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Natalia (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in neuropsychology or clinical psychology. 
  • ZOOM ID: 863 6550 4090
  • ZOOM Passcode: 123456

6pm to 9pm

  • Adviser: Brandon (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work in recruitment and talent aquisitions. 
  • ZOOM ID: 820 6367 5123
  • ZOOM Passcode: 701018

Tuesdays

8am to 11am

  • Adviser: Zachary (he/him) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in organizational psychology or sports psychology.
  • ZOOM ID: 833 0894 4057
  • ZOOM Passcode: 568932

10am to 1pm

  • Adviser: Nelson (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work in industrial organizational psychology.
  • ZOOM ID: 843 6375 1682
  • ZOOM Passcode: 967551

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Andrew (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work in mental health counseling.
  • ZOOM ID: 836 4193 2830
  • ZOOM Passcode: 534251

7pm to 10pm

  • Adviser: Edgar (he/him) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work with children.
  • ZOOM ID: 842 0756 4023
  • ZOOM Passcode: 098372

Wednesdays

11am to 2pm

  • Adviser: Alan (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work as a psychology professor.
  • ZOOM ID: 872 2420 3808
  • ZOOM Passcode: 123456

7pm to 10pm

  • Adviser: Kelly (she/her) is a non-transfer student and wants to work in mental health. 
  • ZOOM ID: 818 8198 0662
  • ZOOM Passcode: 827292

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 serving low-income populations.
  • ZOOM ID: 838 8273 3353
  • ZOOM Passcode: 346533

10am to 1pm

  • Adviser: Angilline (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work in academic counseling.
  • ZOOM ID: 865 5577 4602
  • ZOOM Passcode: 265234

11am to 2pm

  • Adviser: Mark (he/him) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in academic counseling
  • ZOOM ID: 843 6740 3264
  • ZOOM Passcode: 727404

4pm to 7pm

  • Adviser: Rebecca (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in counseling. 
  • ZOOM ID: 858 4072 3933
  • ZOOM Passcode: 763659

7:30pm to 10:30pm

  • Adviser: Nada (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work in clinical psychology.
  • ZOOM ID: 878 4728 3288
  • ZOOM Passcode: 916145

Fridays

8:30am to 11am

  • Adviser: Jay-Nee (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in career counseling. 
  • ZOOM ID: 847 6368 9350
  • ZOOM Passcode: 425118

12pm to 3pm

  • Adviser: Emma (she/her) is a non-transfer student and wants to work in forensic psychology. 
  • ZOOM ID: 880 8765 2319
  • ZOOM Passcode: 254840

3pm to 6pm

  • Adviser: Marcela (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work in clincial psychotherapy. 
  • ZOOM ID: 889 3215 6144
  • ZOOM Passcode: 838919

Saturdays

10am to 1pm

  • Adviser: Claudia (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work in human resources. 
  • ZOOM ID: 853 1620 4163
  • ZOOM Passcode: 159391

 

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.