Be a Peer Mentor

The UAP Peer Mentor Network is designed to foster a connection between incoming students and the program's alumni. Peer mentors work with groups of incoming UAP students to facilitate bonding within the cohort, promote a positive connection to the university, and advocate for the program's mission and goals.

Applicants must:

  • Be alumni of the University Achievement Program
  • Have successfully completed SU 101 and SU 102 (B- or higher)
  • Have and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7
  • Enroll full-time at Suffolk University throughout the upcoming academic year
  • Be enthusiastic stewards of the University Achievement Program, its mission and goals

If you are interested in being a UAP Peer Mentor, download additional information [PDF] and an application [PDF].

Be a Teaching Assistant

UAP Teaching Assistants are undergraduate students who assist instructors in SU101 and SU102. TAs help UAP students academically navigate their first year at Suffolk; they serve as a resource when it comes to registering for classes, managing time, and figuring out campus technology like Blackboard, SAIL, and Campus Cruiser.

Applicants must:

  • Have completed at least one academic year (two semesters)
  • Have (and maintain) a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Enroll full-time at Suffolk University throughout the upcoming academic year
  • Commit to a full year as a teaching assistant
  • Work an average of 10 hours per week (150 hours/semester)
  • Attend an employee orientation, regular meetings, and program functions