Integrity Peer Educators

Academic Integrity Team group photoIntegrity Peer Educators promote integrity and educate students on ethics. You can become a peer educator too! How can you know if becoming a peer educator is for you? Try answering the following questions, and if you answer yes to more than one of the questions below, then step right up and apply!

  • Do you have 1 or more years left at UC San Diego before you graduate?
  • Want to get involved on campus?
  • Are you looking to gain some leadership experience?
  • Do you enjoy working with other students and helping others?
  • Do you care about maintaining integrity on the UC San Diego campus?
  • Do you want to learn more about the academic integrity policy and procedures?
  • Do you want to do all of the above plus more while having fun and making great new friends?

Our Integrity Peer Educators help advise students, receive awesome leadership experience, gain a supportive community, and feel the satisfaction of making a difference and helping their peers.

Role of peers

  • Advise students who have been alleged with academic integrity violations
  • Consult with students about integrity (academic, professional, personal) and ethical decision-making
  • Participate in the delivery of the Academic Integrity Seminar
  • Create and give integrity and ethics presentations
  • Work with university community members to enhance the integrity and ethics culture at UC San Diego.
  • Participate in outreach events to spread awareness about integrity to members of the UC San Diego campus.

Requirements

To be an Integrity Peer, students should have:

  • the ability to commit to 30-50 hours in each quarter. Peers are expected to adjust their schedules to fit in meetings, training sessions and Seminars, though we do our best to accommodate class schedules.
  • the ability to work both independently and within dyads and teams
  • basic oral presentation and communication skills and an interest in developing these skills further
  • a desire to exercise leadership and create a campus culture of integrity
  • a professional demeanor and ability to interact with diverse groups at all levels of the university.
  • the commitment and dedication to meet the Peer responsibilities

Benefits

Integrity Peer Educators develop:

  • their capacity for leadership by stimulating integrity dialogues and challenging unethical conduct
  • communication skills by presenting to diverse audiences, small and large
  • ethical decision-making strategies
  • a sense of personal, professional, and institutional ethics and their complicated intersection
  • program development skills
  • awesome resumes and experiences to relay in graduate/professional school and employment interviews!

Apply now!