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Peer Mentorship

The Peer Mentorship Program links students with experienced, knowledgeable, trained students for peer support and guidance to help navigate college life. Through connection, communication and inclusion this program seeks to help students create a positive college experience and succeed in their academic goals. Mentors meet with their Mentees approximately one hour per week for one-on-one support and all participants attend social events organized by the mentorship program.

Benefits to Mentors:

  • To access training and professional development opportunities
  • To share one’s knowledge and experiences
  • To enhance confidence and self-esteem
  • To share educational, leadership, career and learning goals
  • To gain recognition for service to the individual and the College
  • To enjoy the feeling of being useful and supportive
  • A meaningful resume entry
  • To meet a group of diverse people
  • To make a positive connection with another student

Benefits to Mentees:

  • To learn more about the College and the community
  • To build self-esteem
  • To enhance self-motivation, self-discipline and goal setting
  • To be more successful in reaching your educational goals
  • To connect with other students and enhance your college experience