Trained peer coaches are available to help students with wellness-related topics.

Shaw Wellness Institute, Chapel House, and the Counseling Center have come together to create a peer coaching program for Colgate students to talk with a peer about issues they are having on campus. This program seeks to help students feel more comfortable and empowered when asking for help or support.

Common Reasons to Seek the Advice of a Peer Coach

  • Stress management

  • Time management

  • Sleep

  • Loneliness or isolation

  • Other wellness-related topics


How Peer Coaches Can Help

The Peer Coaches are trained to be empathetic, supportive resources on campus. They will create a safe space to share without judgment and, as peers, they can relate to stresses that many students face. Additionally, the Peer Coaches are knowledgeable about available resources on campus and can help with setting goals to overcome a variety of challenges. 

Schedule an Appointment

Use the appointment calendar below to schedule a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with a peer coach. Contact wellness@colgate.edu for additional information. 

Appointment Calendar