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Eagle Guides (Peer Mentors)

The Eagle Guide program is not only a great way to get involved with new students, but also aid freshman as they transition from being dependent to independent. Eagle Guides take part in Carson-Newman's LA 101 classes. In these classes, the Eagle Guides keep the students updated on campus events such as athletic games, CLW's, and Eagle Talks. They also help plan, coordinate and execute FY-FRI events. Throughout the semester, the Eagle Guides build lasting relationships with their students. 

Want to become an Eagle Guide?

Here are some of the requirements:

-Have a 2.5 minimum GPA

-Attend one LA 101 class each week and lead a True Colors session with the class during the semester.

-Coordinate FY-FRI's as directed. 

Eagle Guides also receive a stipend as well as two FREE credit hours for first time Eagle Guides. 


Eagle Guides main role is to serve as a resource for first year students and guide them through any challenges they might face in their first semester. Sound Interesting? Applications and interviews will be conducted in the Spring Semester. If you have any questions feel free to contact the FYCS office at 865-471-3589 or email 

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