IU Peer Coaches

IU Peer Coaches

Peer coaches are undergraduate students who can help you get “ahead of the curve” in your first year. Your peer coach can assist you with:

  • Developing good time-management skills.
  • Study strategies.
  • Setting goals to achieve academic success.
  • Brainstorming ways to get involved and gain experience.
  • Preparing for your academic advising appointments.
  • Finding good resources to explore majors and careers.
  • Connecting with campus resources and learning how to navigate your IU experience.

IU Peer Coach Services

Fall 2021 Hours:

Wells Library 002: 

Monday through Friday 12 PM to 2 PM

Wells Library Learning Commons

Monday through Thursday 5 PM to 7 PM

Closed:

Monday September 6 - Labor Day

Friday October 8 - Fall Break

November 22 through 26 - Thanksgiving Break

December 13 through 17 - Finals Week

December 18 through January 10 - Winter Break

 

Freshman Harley

My peer coach sent me email to ask how I was doing. She cared about how my college experience was going.

Freshman Harley

IU Peer Coaching services

All IU Peer Coaches can provide academic coaching and basic career coaching, but some specialize in one or the other. Learn more about the different types of IU Peer Coaches:

Peer Academic Coaches (PACs) work with UD students throughout their first year at IU. PACs assist with:

  • Developing good time-management skills.
  • Study strategies.
  • Setting goals to achieve academic success.
  • Brainstorming ways to get involved and gain experience.
  • Preparing for your academic advising appointments.
  • Connecting with campus resources and learning how to navigate your IU experience.

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Career Peers can help students explore career possibilities, navigate career resources, find part-time jobs and internships, and write resumes. Career Peers are an extension of the Career Development Center.

Peer coach helping a student with his schedule in a classroom.
Students working on a laptop at the IU Peer Coaches table in Wells Library.
Peer coach leading a group workshop showing a worksheet and standing in front of a blackboard with notes about scheduling.

Peer coaches give workshops to groups of students and provide scheduled and drop-in coaching at multiple campus locations.