Student Services

Pre-College Peer Advisers

Peer Advisors smiling at AdelphiThe Adelphi University Pre-College Program immerses high school students in collegiate life, academically and socially, preparing students for the next step in their educational journey.

The role of a Peer Adviser is to serve as a positive role model for the high school students in the Pre-College Program and be a strong representative of your major or academic area of interest, as well as Adelphi University overall. Peer Advisers for the 2019 Pre-College Program must be available from Monday, July 15 through Sunday, July 28 for the Science, Health and Medicine course, Saturday, July 20 through Sunday, July 28 for the Leadership Institute, and Saturday, July 20 through Saturday, August 3 for all other courses.

Peer Advisors are filled on a rolling basis; the online application form is available now!

Applications are available now!

To apply, complete the online application form. For more information about the responsibilities, please review the Peer Adviser Job Description (PDF) or email


For the duration of their residential programs, Peer Advisers are provided with a premium double or triple room with AC and private bathroom and full meal plan. Peer Advisers will also receive a $500 per week stipend at the conclusion of the Program.

Qualifications for Employment

Peer Advisers must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, must have completed at least 24 credit hours (of which 12 must have been completed at Adelphi), must be in good academic and disciplinary standing, and must have relevant coursework associated with a Pre-College course.

The 2019 courses include:

  • Art and Technology
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Exploring Musical Theater
  • Human Rights and Social Activism
  • Digital Media Production
  • Nursing
  • Teaching and Teacher Education
  • Video Game Programming
  • Psychology and Pop Culture
  • Studio Art
  • Science, Medicine and Health
  • Leadership Institute
Please note that Peer Advisers will not be hired without approval by the instructor of the course for which the applicant has applied to lead.

For further information, please contact:

Dorey Veron
Director of High School and Pre-College Programs
p – 516.877.3106
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For further information, please contact:

Division of Student Affairs
Nexus Building, Room 303
p – 516.877.3660
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