WSU 101 is a 3-credit course designed to assist students in transitioning into the first year of college. Taught through the Office of Student Success, WSU 101 helps students form connections with each other, with faculty, with campus services, and with the institution as a whole. In addition to other course projects, students will create an individualized graduation plan through a collaborative process that involves academic advisors, the course instructor, and peer leaders assigned to the course. Students who take advantage of this opportunity to learn the skills for success in college are more likely to complete their degree programs and to do so in a timely manner.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will:
See the Schedule of Courses for specific information such as class times.
Be a Leader!
Peer Leaders co-facilitate WSU 101 Introduction to the University courses with instructors. You will assist the instructor in providing learning opportunities to connect students with resources on campus, master study skills, and make important decisions in college. You will work with students in class and one-on-one outside of class. Whether you anticipate a future in teaching, management, or doing collaborative projects, this opportunity will give you experience in being a leader.
Make a Difference!
Peer Leaders have the opportunity to influence the lives of freshmen. Whether you spent your first year at WSU at the top of your classes, or you worked hard to overcome challenges to success, you have unique experience to share with new freshmen.
Do you want help others be successful in college? Being a Peer Leader is your opportunity to make your mark on the University.
Build Skills for Your Résumé!
Peer leaders receive exclusive leadership training, gaining credentials that can be applied to many different career tracks. A class will be provided for Peer Leaders to learn communication skills, management techniques, and project management strategies through valuable classroom experiences which can be applied to the Peer Leader role and beyond.
Get with the Program!
If you are interested in being a Peer Leader for the Office of Student Success, email email@example.com for application information.