PAL Application

Qualifications & Requirements - 2015/16

  • Registered U of S student taking one or more courses in 2015/16
  • Strong academic performance with an overall average of 75% or above
  • The desire to help other students learn
  • Strong verbal and written communication and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to commit to mandatory orientation session
  • Able to commit to mandatory training during the second last weekend in August, i.e., the 29th and 30th, (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
  • Able to reliably and fully commit to 5 or 10 hours a week to the program
  • Able to commit to weekly meetings
  • Willing to participate in formal session evaluations and to receive feedback on peer mentorship role

Assets (any of the following will be considered an asset)

  • Leadership skills training
  • Broad academic interests
  • Confidence in public speaking
  • Prior work involving student support
  • Tutoring or teaching experience
  • A second language


 Apply online here. NSID required. Application