Peer advisors are an essential part of the Fox School of Business’ Center of Undergraduate Advising.
They provide the perspective of an upper-class student in the Fox School of Business. More importantly, peer advisors assist students’ transition into Temple University by sharing their strategies for academic success and knowledge of university resources.
Our peer advisors are recruited from amongst the brightest in the Fox School of Business, trained by the Center for Undergraduate Advising and mentored by an academic advisor. The peer advising program is coordinated by within the Fox Center for Undergraduate Advising.
Peer advisors provide the following kinds of assistance to students:
- Help facilitate conversations between the student and their assigned academic advisor or faculty advisor.
- Assist with registration through Self-Service Banner.
- Help with the use and understanding of DARS (Degree Audit Reporting System.)
- Help with the understanding of student’s program evaluation sheet also known as a checklist.
- Help schedule appointments with an advisor.
- Help find the answers to questions in College and University web-based resources and refer students to appropriate departments when necessary.
- Answer general questions about degree requirements, academic support services, university policies and procedures.
- Provide information about opportunities, events and academic pursuits outside of the classroom.
To contact a Fox Peer Advisor, please email [click-for-email]
Established in 1918, the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University has a distinguished tradition of preparing business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs for successful careers. Today, it is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the greater Philadelphia region, and among the largest in the world with 8,000 students, 200 full-time faculty and more than 65,000 alumni. Our competent team is ready to collaboratively assist you to master our curriculum, fully utilize campus resources and advising services, and to ultimately achieve your academic goals.