Become a Mentor
MAPP Mentor applications will be available for pick-up in the Office of Residence Life starting February 7, 2012. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information about the position.
a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
accumulated no less than 25 semester hours.
be able to tutor one subject or facilitate a study group.
excellent interpersonal, oral communication and listening skills.
knowledge of the campus, its resources and policies.
a year-long commitment to the program.
in all scheduled training including Mentor Training and Orientation Training on
August 13 -22, 2012
and submit required reports in a timely manner.
5 hours per week (1.5 hours in committee meetings and planning activities,
1-hour weekly staff meeting and 2.5 hours meeting with mentees individually and
as a group).
MAPP Mentors are required to attend Orientation Leader training and facilitate
orientation groups and information sessions.
New-Student Orientation will be held August 23-26, 2012.
Orientation Leader position is optional for Returning Mentors. Must apply with
summer schedule permits, assist with New-Student Days on July 23-July 27, 2012.
Peer Mentor Responsibilities
for coordinating academic support services, co-curricular (social) activities,
and skill building workshops for program participants/mentees. Will also develop and disseminate publicity
for all activities.
academic tutorial services as required.
regularly with assigned mentees to monitor their academic progress, address
problems that occur, make referrals to campus services and resources, encourage
involvement in service and campus clubs and provide correct campus policy
information. Report problems to the
Coordinator of Multicultural Programs.
as a liaison between mentees, faculty advisors, and the Office of Academic
Services, as needed.
all MAPP staff and committee meetings unless engaged in a prior academic
the Coordinator of Multicultural Programs if you are not able to attend staff
or committee meetings
Do you have what it takes?