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Becoming a Peer Educator

Requirements of a CAPS Peer Educator

  • Sophomore or older by Fall ’17
  • Recommended GPA of at least 3.0
  • Have no significant judicial history
  • Available for at least a full academic year commitment
  • Available for approximately 3-5 hours/week
  • Attend weekly 90-minute Peer Education meetings/trainings (Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 pm starting Fall semester)
  • Attend the 3 day NJ Peer Institute training in early summer to obtain national certification (TBD)
  • Attend a full-day training before the start of Fall Semester ’17
  • Complete an on-line application form (you are strongly recommended to attend a CAPS PE program/event prior to applying)
  • Upon receipt of your application, select students will be contacted for in-person interviews
  • Deadline for ’17 -’18 applications: February 16, 2017

Interested in learning more about the CAPS Peer Education program? Watch the video that our PEs created: CAPS PE Video

Important Dates for CAPS Peer Educator Applicants

February 1 PE Interest Session Education 207 11:30AM – 1PM
February 16 Applications due
TBD In-person interviews:

  • Group interviews: TBD
  • Individual interviews: TBD
TBD Selection notifications sent out
TBD Acceptance replies due
TBD “Meet and Greet” for newly selected CAPS PEs

For more information:

Contact Robbin Loonan, MA, DVS, LPC at 609-771-2247 or loonanr@tcnj.edu

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