Peer leadership provides opportunities for students to guide, educate, and support students in acadecmi success at Austin Peay State University. Peer Leaders are student leaders who provide an immediate support network to APSU students. Peer leaders will help students adjust to the University, develop a better understanding of campus resources and skills essential for academic success. Peer leaders have the opportunity to explore their own leadership potential, learn techniques about facilitating dialogue, and developing skills for mentoring both inside and outside of the classroom.
Peer Leaders recieve are chosen through a process of training and education. Peer Leaders take three Leadership courses to guide them through their experience of preparing for the position, facilitating mentoring to current studetns inside the classroom, and reflecting on their personal leadership development.