What is TRIO SSS Peer Mentoring?


What is a Peer Mentor?

  • Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, or Graduate Students
  • Provide academic, professional, and personal motivation and encouragement
  • Knowledgeable about campus and community resources

What can a Peer Mentor do for me?

  • Help students adjust to the university setting
  • Provide information to students on available resources on campus
  • Assist students with scholarship applications and FAFSA
  • Assist students with career exploration
  • Assist students with Graduate / Professional School exploration
  • Assist with any other questions you have to help you find answers

How do I meet with my mentor?

  • Your mentor will send out weekly emails, texts, or phone calls to check in and schedule meetings
  • You can also text, call, email, or use the Mentor’s Appointment Link to schedule an appointment
  • Mentor Meetings are held in person, virtually, or over phone call
  • Mentor meetings will be at least 30 mins in length.