Apply to become a PSC

The Peer Success Coaching program provides undergraduate students with opportunities to meet one-on-one with trained Peer Success Coaches (PSCs) throughout an entire semester or periodically via walk-in consultation hours. PSCs support students as they navigate their new environment and learn how to succeed academically, socially, and personally at Purdue University. PSCs will help students develop not only effective study habits and test-taking skills, but also strong time management and organizational skills to achieve academic, social, and personal goals.

How can I apply to become a PSC?

The application for Peer Success Coaches for the 2019-2020 school year has closed. Check back in February 2020 for more information on applying to be a Peer Success Coach for the 2020-2021 school year and/or email with any additional questions. 

Criteria to become a PSC:

  • Must be an undergraduate student at Purdue that has attended at least 2 semesters (can include the current semester).
  • Must submit a completed application, resume, cover letter, and contact information for 2 references.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Must be able to commit to working for both the fall and spring semesters and dedicate at least 5 hours a week to the PSC program.

Email PSC supervisory staff at with any questions you may have about applying to become a PSC.

Why be a PSC?

As an undergraduate at Purdue, Sarah Kercher honed her student support skills as a Peer Success Coach for the Academic Success Center and peer consultant for the Center for Career Opportunities. Just months after graduating, Kercher is taking her passion for helping students to the next level as support specialist for more than 800 of Purdue’s 21st Century Scholars.

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