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Peer Mentoring

In your INQ course, peer mentors work closely with professors to help students adjust to college life and be successful.

Peer mentors are specially trained upperclassmen dedicated to the success of first-year students.

Students who have sophomore standing or above and are interested in becoming peer mentors should review the following criteria and contact Denise Bentley-Drobish, coordinator of the Peer Mentoring Program, at

Peer Mentor requirements and expectations:

  • Have knowledge of campus resources; be involved on campus; appreciate diversity; demonstrate maturity, approachability, dependability, and flexibility; possess solid communication skills; have a willingness and ability to model appropriate behavior, an ability to maintain confidentiality; and possess the leadership qualities necessary to mentor first-year students
  • Hold a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have sophomore standing or above for the fall 2015 semester
  • Have interest in working closely with an INQ 101 instructor
  • Be willing and available to attend the FYE Faculty Academy in August

The application for Fall 2015 Peer Mentors can be found on CollegiateLink! To begin you application now, just click here! Applications are due by Friday, March 6th, 2015 @ 4:30 pm!