Peer Academic Leader Application

Peer Academic Leader Program

A Peer Academic Leader is a model student who effectively provides academic support to peers. A PAL will encourage student success by providing guidance in developing academic goals in one-on-one coaching sessions in the Learning Center.

Minimum Requirements to be a Peer Academic LeaderGraphic image that says PAL in large letters along with UNT Learning Center and Peer Academic Leader around the edges.

  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to connect with students and provide guidance to support their success
  • Computer proficiency
  • Knowledge of campus resources
  • Must be available for eight hours a week in the Learning Center
  • Must be available to work at least one weeknight after 5 p.m.

Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Scheduling and conducting academic coaching sessions 
  • Assisting with marketing of the peer academic coaching program 
  • Attending all training sessions and meetings as directed by your supervisor 
  • Assisting with the development and training of other coaches 
  • Maintaining a log of sessions conducted 
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor 

PAL Application Form

To complete the application process, two additional steps are required.

1. Submit an unofficial transcript along with your application to

UNT Learning Center, Sage Hall, Room 315

2. Apply for this job using the Student Employment Application through the Career Center's Handshake program.

Questions?  940-369-7006  |  allyson.gardner@unt.edu