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What is the Peer Academic Success Coach Program?

The Peer Academic Success Coach (PASC) Program helps students identify barriers to academic success and assists them in creating action plans for overcoming those challenges. 

PASC Overview

Who are Peer Academic Success Coaches?

Peer Academic Success Coaches (PASCs) are student leaders, within the Academic Success and Tutoring Center, who are passionate about helping peers develop the skills necessary to become successful students. PASCs build relationships with their peers and coach them on topics such as time management skills, study habits, goals-setting, test-taking skills, and learning styles. In addition, PASCs participate in on-going interactive training and development, making them an integral resource to program participants, the ASTC, and Stony Brook University as a whole.


Meet the PASCs


How does a student get paired with a Peer Academic Success Coach?

The option to request a Peer Academic Success Coach (PASC) is no longer available for the fall 2014 semester. The option will be available again in the beginning of the spring 2015 semester. Please check back then. 

If you are a faculty or staff member who would like to refer someone to the program, please click here to complete our referral form.  We will inform the student that you recommended him/her for the program, so please have a discussion with the student first. 

How does a student become a Peer Academic Success Coach?

We are currently recruiting new Peer Academic Success Coaches. Applications are due by Friday, November 21, 2014. Please CLICK HERE for more information about applying to be a PASC.

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