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Peer Academic Coaches

Peer Academic Coaches

Peer coaches help students develop, implement and practice study skills in the context of their academic work, facilitate access to campus resources, and establish effective academic habits. Peer coaches serve as a resource and an ally for students as they work through academic challenges. Some of the study skills they can assist with include: 

• Time management  

• Study strategies  

• Communicating with professors  

• Prioritizing and planning  

• Goal setting  

• Creating study groups  

• Test-taking strategies  

• Stress management  

• Transitioning to college  

• Note-taking  

• Study strategies


Meet the Peer Coaches

Christen Johnson
Office Hours: 
Mondays 9-11 a.m.
Wednesdays 9-11 a.m.
Fridays 9-11 a.m.



Luke Shackelford
Office Hours: 
Mondays 10-11 a.m.
Tuesdays 1-3 p.m. 
Thursdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.



Dimir Leftwich
Office Hours: 
Mondays 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 8:30-10 p.m.
Tuesdays 9-10:45 a.m.
Wednesdays 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays 9-10:45 a.m.