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

Please contact to set up an appointment with a Peer Coach, who will then be in contact with you. If you would like to request a certain Peer Coach, their bios may be found here: Student Staff.