PAL Application

Marshall Peer Academic Leaders (PALs -- formerly called Peer Tutors) are academic student leaders and mentors. They help students enhance their mastery and understanding of course concepts, clarify course content, and help students improve their academic performance. PALs demonstrate a mastery of the subject material and can present a model of thinking about, organizing, and understanding course content. 


The application for fall 2018 has now closed. If you are an applicant, please check your USC email for additional communication.

Candidate Requirements:

1. PAL Application
2. Faculty Recommendation Form*
3. Interview


*A recommendation from a faculty member for the course you will be reviewing is required. The faculty member should submit the Faculty Recommendation Form electronically to

Candidates will be notified of their application status via USC email.