Center for Academic Achievement
The mission of the Center for Academic Achievement (CAA) Peer Academic Leader (PAL) Program is to enrich the academic performance of students at Florida Gulf Coast University by connecting an upper class student to a first year mentee group. Peer Academic Leaders serve as a mentor, support, and coach to optimize student self-awareness, academic involvement, and knowledge of campus resources in and beyond the classroom.
Our vision is that every FGCU student will achieve his/her fullest academic potential to attain academic excellence and lifelong learning.
Peer Academic Leaders: SLS 1501 - Effective Learning course
Peer Academic Leaders are assigned to each section of SLS 1501. The mentees in the course are First Time In College (FTIC) students who have an academic hold following the fall semester.
The Peer Academic Leader Program is:
As a result of having a Peer Academic Leader, students will be able to:
As a result of serving as a Peer Academic Leader, students will be able to: