Elon 1010 Peer Educators (PEs)

We appreciate your interest in the Elon 1010 Peer Educator (PE) position; We cannot wait to get to know you better throughout this process!

The application to be a Peer Educator allows you to provide a short answer (no more than 100 words) for all essay questions. We highly encourage you to prepare your responses in a Word document and to copy/paste your responses into the online application. The PE application will open on November 6th, 2023. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at elon101@elon.edu.

For more information about PE applications or the hiring process, please contact Darynha Gnep, Graduate Intern, Elon 1010/Academic Advising, at dgnep@elon.edu or contact the Office of Academic Advising at (336) 278-6500.

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

Overview of Peer Educator Role

Are you looking for a way to cultivate leadership skills while impacting the lives of first-year Elon students? The Elon 1010 Peer Educator position is for you!

Elon 1010 Peer Educators (PEs) are dedicated student leaders with a deep appreciation and inclination for supporting students in transition. PEs work to provide first-year students with the necessary tools for their success. Beyond being a student leader, PEs are also teacher assistants, peer mentors, student academic advisors, helping-skills liaisons, and academic coaches.


To serve in the role of an Elon 1010 Peer Educator (PE), students must:

  • Have an interest in working with and supporting first-year students.
  • Maintain a 2.75 GPA each semester and cumulative.
  • Maintain good standing academically and with the Elon Honor Code/Code of Conduct.
  • Complete/submit the Peer Educator Application and complete all required trainings in July, August, and throughout the Fall 2024 Semester.

Learn More About the Role

College Coffee
Tuesday, October 16, 2023
Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Information Session
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 5:00 PM, Belk Pavilion 208
Tuesday, November 14, 2022 at 5:30 PM, Belk Pavilion 208 *
Tuesday, November 28th, 2023 at 5:30 PM, Virtual via Zoom

Register for the virtual info session here: https://elon.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvcumqrTIsGNY8Z0zSrle31M_BSk1fPt9c

*This session is designed specifically for students who hold identities that have Historically and Presently been excluded in higher education and are interested in becoming a Peer Educator. We strongly encourage students who are ALANAM, LGBTQIA+, First-Generation, Low-Income, students with disabilities, and any students who hold marginalized and minoritized identities to attend this session.

Application Process & Timeline

Are you applying as a New Peer Educator? All applicants who have successfully submitted a completed application and have met the qualifications to become a PE, will be extended an invitation to a group interview session to take place during J-Term (Winter 2024). Applications for new PEs must be submitted before January, 1, 2024.

Are you applying as a Returning Peer Educator? All applicants who are applying to return as PE, must submit a completed application, meet the qualifications to return as a PE, and receive a positive endorsement from their current Elon 1010 Instructor to return. Applications for returning PEs must be submitted before January 31, 2024.

Group Interview Sign-Ups Opens for New Applicants (by invitation only)
Friday, December 1, 2024

Groups Interviews for New Applicants (by invitation only)
Monday, January 8, 2024 – Friday, January 19, 2024 **
**Additional Group Interview Sessions may be offered

Selection notifications will begin in late Spring 2024 and will continue until August 2024. Make sure to periodically check your email and to respond/complete any required action items in a timely manner.