PEER MENTOR Program
The Peer Mentoring Program promotes student success to incoming first year students through small learning communities based on similar academic interests. Mentors draw from their own personal and previous mentee experience.
Having been through the program, mentors are equipped to provide advice on coursework, research, degree milestones, anticipated challenges, professionalism, assist with course registration, etc. There is an array of resources that are offered throughout this program which includes, but is not limited to : Networking Events, Additional academic support, Extended advising hours and Invitation to workshops
- You! Your friends, dorm mates, classmates and peers!
- Undergraduate University students are eligible to be a Peer Mentor with a 3.5GPA or Higher
- Peer Mentor Supervisor: Jason Smith
Peer Mentors play an important role by sharing their experiences and helping students make critical decisions throughout their undergraduate careers.
Peer Mentors will counsel, educate and talk to mentees on any of the following: choosing a major, minoring, double-majoring, suggestions for good classes, how to apply for scholarships/internships/jobs, etc
Offer advice, respond to questions, tutor, and provide information about campus resources
Attend required weekly meetings as conducted by Student Career & Success Coordinator
Work collaboratively with Faculty/staff to provide support and encouragement to mentees
Peer Mentors assist Mentees with pre-registration and adviser meetings
Applications for Fall 2018 will be accepted April 1-May 13 2018. You can apply at the Student Success Center.
A Peer mentor is a valued and important contributor to the North American University community. You not only help the entering class, but you are trained to become a leader.
- Obtain leadership skills
- A chance to give back to the North American University community
- Collaborate and share educational, leadership, career and learning goals
- To gain recognition for service to the individual and the University
- To apply your skills and experience towards making a difference in the lives of others.
- Mentor of the Semester Award
- Mentors only events
- End of the semester Mentor Dinner
- To learn more about the University and its resources
- To become part of an elite community
- To enhance self-discipline and self-motivation
- To be more successful in one’s academic career and personal life
- To be intrinsically motivated by one’s own awareness