Peer Success Coaching Program

Apply to Meet with a PSC 

To apply to have a Peer Success Coach for the Fall 2019 semester, please follow this link to submit an application. You can expect to hear from us within 1-3 business days of your application.

If you have any questions about the program or applying to have a Peer Success Coach, please feel free to email

What is a PSC?

A PSC is a point-person who can offer guidance to students as they navigate life at Purdue. PSCs are primarily upperclassmen who receive training on coaching their peers through many of the same challenges they have faced. They function as guides, listeners, and motivational partners, but not as tutors, instructors, parents, or academic advisors. Because they are peers, PSCs work as a neutral party to help students gain insight and ideas.

PSCs can guide you through...

  • Studying for exams
  • Connecting with campus resources and academic advisors
  • Finding motivation
  • Getting involved in campus activities and organizations
  • Managing your time
  • Exploring career options
  • Applying for student employment
  • And more!

PSCs are here to...

  • Listen to your concerns
  • Point you in the right direction
  • Help you set and achieve your own academic, social, and personal goals while at Purdue

How can I connect with a PSC?

Semester Program

  • Personal PSC
  • Weekly individual meetings (or more or less based on what works for you)
  • Initial get-to-know-each-other meeting
  • Coaching agreement that outlines the benefits you expect to receive from coaching and that clarifies how your PSC will maximize your Purdue experience

To join the semester program to have your own Peer Success Coach, please fill out the online application. 

Drop-in Program

  • Meet with any coach
  • Weekly office hours
  • 15- to 30-minute drop-in coaching sessions
  • No application
  • No semester-long commitment
Academic Success Center
Wiley Hall C215

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