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Peer Advisors

Peer Advisors (PA) are UT Dallas student employees who live on campus and provide University Village residents with personal, academic and housing-related peer support.

Peer Advisors at Freshman Move-in

Residential Life employs upperclassman students in this leadership role. PAs are assigned to the residence halls and various apartment buildings within University Village. Students selected as PAs go through an extensive training period to fully prepare them for their role as a PA.

View the offical Peer Advisor Job Description →

The PA lives with his or her designated community and provides various resources to residents:

  • Community building through individual interactions and group activities.
  • Knowledge about campus resources, including UT Dallas policies and procedures.
  • Resource to help with conflict mediation between roommates.
  • On-call services to respond to after hours or emergency concerns.

Become a Peer Advisor

The process to become a PA for the fall semester begins in the prior spring semester. If you are interested, "Like" the Interested in Being a UTD Peer Advisor? Facebook page for more information.

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