Peer Advising

Where to Find Us

Peer advisors are available virtually this semester! If you would like to connect with a peer advisor, check out their virtual schedule below.

Connect with Peer Advisors by emailing peeradvising@nyit.edu or joining Virtual Drop-in Advisement and requesting a PA.

Who We Are

As peer advisors (PAs), we are fellow students—most of us juniors and seniors—whose job it is to support undergraduate students with matters related to advisement and registration. For first-year students, we’ll assist you with adjustments to university life by making sure you’re up to speed with what you need to do and when you need to do it. We’ve been there before, so rely on us to show you the ropes.

It is highly recommended that you meet with us prior to meeting with your academic advisor to plan your courses for approval. This way, you can spend more time speaking with your advisor about your academic and career goals. Once you have been advised, we can show you how to create a schedule and register online.

Esther Augustin

Esther Augustin
Interior Design, B.F.A.

Kailey Bennington

Kailey Bennington
Interior Design, B.F.A.

Toni Jade Edgar

Toni Jade Edgar
Biomedical Engineering, B.S.

Kevin Gay

Kevin Gay
Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.S.

Kaytline Hernandez

Kaytline Hernandez
Life Sciences, B.S./Physician Assistant Studies, M.S.

Akena Hutchinson

Akena Hutchinson
Computer Science, B.S.

Varsha Krishnakumar

Varsha Krishnakumar
Architecture, B.Arch.

Aysha Muzaffar

Aysha Muzaffar
Biology, B.S.

Maite Naranjo Velastegui

Maite Naranjo Velastegui
Interior Design, B.F.A.

Mandip Prajapati

Mandip Prajapati
Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.S.

Irham Saeed

Irham Saeed
Psychology, B.S.

Nandingoo Sodsuren

Nandingoo Sodsuren
Hospitality Management, B.P.S.

Preston Taylor

Preston Taylor
Computer Science, B.S.

Semih Cengiz Us

Semih Cengiz Us
Computer Science, B.S.

Karina Zhuang

Karina Zhuang
Business Administration, B.S. – International Business

What We Do

  • Advisement appointment preparation: We’ll help you select course options using the semester map for your major, prepare questions to ask your academic advisor, and fill out an Advisement Preparation Form.
  • Walk you through your curriculum requirements and help you plan for graduation
  • Teach you to use online tools such as the NYITConnect student center, including Class Scheduler, Search for Classes, and Online Registration
  • Familiarize you with New York Tech policies and procedures
  • Connect you with a variety of campus resources

How-To Guides

Check out these helpful guides and videos we created for you on how to use Schedule Planner, register for classes, change your schedule, and more.

Join Us

Do you have a knack for helping others? Great interpersonal or organizational skills?

Join our peer advisor team