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 last weekend in August, i.e., the 29th and 30th, (9:00 am - 5:00 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

Thank you for your interest in the PAL program. The application form for the 2015-2016 year is now closed.  The application process for the 2016-2017 academic year will begin in November 2015 and close in March 2016