DEFINITION: Being able to successfully work and collaborate with people of different ages and from a variety of personal and professional backgrounds.


  • seek the involvement of others for collaboration, including collaboration with other Peer Programs and with individuals who are different from oneself and/or with different points of view.
  • welcome and respect different thoughts, opinions and contributions by team members.
  • share responsibilities in a mutually rewarding and fair manner.
  • address and solve conflict in team.


  • In what ways have I engaged other Peer Programs or groups on campus in collaboration on a joint project, or event?
  • What is satisfying about working with people who have different perspectives and opinions than I do?
  • What is challenging about working with people who hold different perspectives and opinions from me?
  • How have I addressed conflict in my team? What worked? What didn’t? Would I do anything differently next time?

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