Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

1.  What are the requirements for joining PEP?
 
You must be a registered NJCU student. You need to have an interest in learning about health, mental health and social issues, and be willing to present that information to other NJCU students and the Hudson County community.  You must also be open to participating in personal growth, interpersonal and professional skill development, and group development activities.
 
2.  What is the application process?
 
First, go to the How to Join section of our website to fill out the online application.  Then contact us by phone (201-200-3166) to set up an appointment for an interview with the PEP staff.
 
3.  Can I get paid or receive credit for being a Peer Educator?
 
There are a limited number of opportunities for Federal Work-Study, student assistant positions or Co-opcredit.
 
4.  Where is PEP located?
 
Gilligan Student Union Building, Room 327.
 
5.  When are PEP meetings held?
 
Meetings are held every Wednesday from 3:00 - 5:00 PM in GSUB 312 during the Fall and Spring semesters.
 
6.  Can I be a Peer Educator if I can't make the weekly meetings?
 
While it's best if you can attend the meetings, students can participate in a variety of ways.  Peppers work on planning, preparing for, and presenting programs five days a week!
 
7.  If I don't like to act, are there other ways I can participate?
 
While presentations are a primary part of PEP's work, there's lots of behind-the-scenes work to be done in preparation for PEP events.  Also, throughout the semester, PEP hosts information tables, mental health screening events, and assists with mentoring and tutoring programs.
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