Stay on Track

Stay on Track is a program to enhance students’ learning and wellness skills through a peer-to peer approach. Current upper-level undergraduate and graduate students who are motivated and in good academic standing will directly support undergraduate peers who need mentoring in their learning journey.

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Interested in becoming an Academic Student Coach?

For TLS to be able to offer the Stay on Track program, Academic Student Coaches are key partners in order to have the initiative running.

As an Academic Student Coach, you will accompany participating students as a mentor during the Winter 2022 term. This is a paid position and involves receiving a mandatory comprehensive training covering learning strategies and basic coaching skills. It requires steady commitment to the number of students you are paired to work with. You will become part of the Stay on Track team, with bi-weekly Community of Practice meetings to share experiences, learn from others, and work together on challenges. Time commitment can be up to an average of 5 hours per week.

We are currently accepting applications for the role of Academic Student Coach (officially called Tutor (JR0000017811) in Workday).

Apply as an internal candidate

Apply as an external candidate

Be aware that to be eligible to become an Academic Student Coach you must be in good academic standing and be eligible to work on campus. Please refer to our application guides if you need assistance with submitting your application.

Please email stayontrack [at] (subject: Stay%20on%20Track) , if you have any questions about the Academic Student Coach position or the program.

Students sitting on campus

Interested in receiving peer mentorship from a student coach/tutor?

Adapting to the university environment and its demands can be a challenge. Staying motivated and meeting course deadlines is not always easy. To help support you in this process, Teaching and Learning Services will be offering its Stay on Track program, starting October 4, 2021. The purpose is to keep you focused and motivated as you progress through the Fall term.

After an initial session where you and your coach will set your learning and wellbeing objectives for the term, the two of you will have a weekly check-in to discuss progress and barriers.

Thank you for your interest, due to overwhelming demand registration is at full capacity for Fall 2021. The Stay on Track program will resume in January 2022, please email stayontrack [at] (subject: Stay%20on%20Track) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.



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