Peer Advocate Application

Please read information about the Peer Advocate program, including required trainings, responsibilities, and eligibility criteria in full prior to submitting your application.

Interested in providing peer education instead? Learn more about the Peer Educator program.

Questions about the application? Contact Sexual Violence Response at (212) 854-3500 and ask to speak with Stacy Peterson or email [email protected].


  • April 26, 2023 to be considered for Summer Training on May 15-19, 2023 (condensed virtual training with self-study components)
  • November 1, 2023 to be considered for Winter Training on Jan 4-12, 2024 (in-person training)


By submitting this application, you are agreeing that you have read the role, responsibilities, and eligibility criteria and are providing permission for Sexual Violence Response staff to verify that you are in good judicial, disciplinary, and academic standing with your school.

Applicant Information
Campus Involvement

Are you involved/affiliated with other student groups, organizations, or Columbia Athletics? Your affiliations have no bearing on the application process and are only collected for informational purposes only.

Summer Housing

If summer housing is needed, please complete the following section.

Dietary Preference

Meals and snacks will be provided at the training.

Application Questionnaire

Please answer each question in 100-200 words.

If accepted, I prefer to attend: