Health & Wellness Promotion

Peer Educators
Peer Educator Application Form

Students interested in becoming a Peer Educator must complete and submit an online application and we will be in touch! Deadline for new applicants for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year is July 31, 2017, for current students!  Incoming transfer and first year students can apply after their first semester enrolled at IUPUI. We look forward to speaking with you about how you can help your peers THRIVE at IUPUI! 

Please complete the Application, which is in a Word document, or a fillable PDF document, and email it to:  with the Subject Line saying:

2017 Peer Education Application - YOUR NAME

FAQs:

  • Do I have to major in a Health field to participate as a Peer Educator?  No! Any and all students are welcome to apply! Regardless of major, the Peer Educator team provides an opportunity for passionate and dedicated students to educate other students and community members on health and wellness topics.
  • Do I have to take the Peer Health Education and Leadership class (PBHL S240) to become a Peer Educator?  No! You have two (2) choices: 1) Take the class or 2) Take the Leader Academy, which is offered online via Canvas.
  • Do I have to be interested in all health topics to participate as a Peer Educator?  No! Students will have the opportunity to explore a number of health topics (including, but not limited to sexual health, sexual violence, healthy relationships, alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, stress, mental health, and body image). Students will also have the opportunity to focus their interests, involving themselves in and creating programs and campaigns that surround their interests.
  • What is the time requirement for the Peer Educators?  All Peer Educators will be required to:
  • IUPUI student in good academic standing
  • Complete the application: Word document, or a fillable PDF document and participate in the interview process
  • Attend Peer Educator Training, weekly meetings, and workshops
  • Complete the Peer Educator Certification Test offered through the Bacchus Network

           Staff will track your hours to ensure all requirements are being met, each semester.

 Please contact Shawnte’ Elbert with any questions you have about the Peer Educator program at IUPUI.