Peer Advisors

A Peer Advisor plays an integral role in assisting new students’ transition to George Fox. Peer Advisors serve as representatives on the entire student body of George Fox University and are responsible for positively promoting the university to members of the community at large. Peer Advisors fulfill these roles through assisting with Welcome Weekend and LIBA 100: Knowing and Being Known or HNRS 150: Origins: Athens and Jerusalem.

Position Description

  • Click this link to read the peer advisor position description for both LIBA 100 and HNRS 150

Informational Meeting: Jan 30, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. in Lemmons 8

  • All students interested in being a peer advisor for LIBA 100 or HNRS 150 should come to an information session at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan 30 in Lemmons 8 to learn more about the position. If you cannot make this meeting, and are interested in learning more about being a PA, please email Joe Thouvenel at

Applications and References: Due Feb. 22, 2019 at 5 p.m.

  • Peer Advisor Applications are due Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at 5 p.m. for both LIBA 100 and HNRS 150.  
  • References for both LIBA 100 and HNRS 150 are due on the same date and time as the application. 
  • All materials below are required for a complete application, and are submitted electronically.
    1. Peer Advisor Application
    2. Reference Forms (Confidential)
      • Each reference listed on your application needs to complete an on-line survey. Please email this link to your references. As a courtesy, request references at least one to two weeks prior to the due date. Provide the due date in the body of the email requesting a reference.
      • The following three references are needed:
        1. a George Fox faculty member or employment supervisor 
        2. your current RA (If you do not live on campus, please list your most recent RA, if they are still a GFU student. If you have never lived on campus or your prior RA is no longer a student, please list an additional faculty member, administrator, or staff member who knows you well.)
        3. a current living area peer, perferably a GFU student
  • Peer Advisor Interviews will be held the week of March 11. More details about PA interviews will be sent after application submission deadline passes.
  • All applicants will be notified if they are offered a Peer Advisor position by March 22.

Incoming Peer Advisor Meeting: April 11 at 8:30 p.m.

  • More information will follow. Check back for details

If you have any questions about serving as a Peer Advisor or the application process, please contact Joe Thouvenel at