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:

  • Review of major requirements
  • Discussion of favorite psychology courses
  • Information about psychology opportunities at SF State

Spring 2023 Peer Advising will be held from January 30th to May 19th. You can meet with a Peer Advisor either in-person (EP 203) or via Zoom. The schedule is provided below:

Mondays

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Zoom)

  • Adviser: Sabrina (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a school counselor. 
  • ZOOM ID: 783 318 1030
  • ZOOM Passcode: 197586

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Zoom)

  • Adviser: Lanet (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a clinical psychologist. 
  • ZOOM ID: 758 398 9144
  • ZOOM Passcode: 271697

Tuesdays

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Zoom)

  • Adviser: Laura (she/her) is a non-transfer student and wants to work in legal psychology and re-entry programs. 
  • ZOOM ID: 731 380 2877
  • ZOOM Passcode: 824051

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (In-person)

  • Adviser: Naiseth (she/her) is a non-transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as academic counselor. 
  • Location: EP 203

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (In-person)

  • Adviser: Andrea (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a career counselor for low-income students. 
  • Location: EP 203

4:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Zoom)

  • Adviser: Pearl (she/her) is a transfer student and wants to work with children and families. 
  • ZOOM ID: 901 520 4770
  • ZOOM Passcode: bMfpb9

Wednesdays

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (In Person)

  • Adviser: Chris (he/him) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a school psychologist. 
  • Location: EP 203

Thursdays

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Zoom)

  • Adviser: Josh (he/him) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work as a school psychologist. 
  • ZOOM ID: 615 826 0305
  • ZOOM Passcode: 1ebQUx
     

Fridays

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Zoom)

  • Adviser: Victoria (she/her) is a transfer student, first in family to attend university, and wants to work in education. 
  • ZOOM ID: 745 277 3395
  • ZOOM Passcode: 895419

Sundays

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Zoom)

  • Adviser: Mark (he/him) is a transfer student and wants to work as a Learning and Development Specialist in the field of Industrial Organizational Psychology.
  • ZOOM ID: 253 459 2959
  • ZOOM Passcode: 318954

 

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 Eligibility:

  • 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.