The College of Health and Human Development Peer Mentor Program promotes meaningful and successful college experiences by building partnerships between students. Trained peer mentors collaborate with their mentees to access resources, build support in facing obstacles, and achieve mutually constructed academic goals.
WHAT IS A MENTEE?
A mentee is a person who desires to improve and/or expand their knowledge and competencies. They are willing to connect and collaborate with a peer mentor by maintaining regular contact and meeting in-person at least twice per month to work on mutually identified goals.
MENTEE BENEFITS include:
WHO CAN JOIN AS A MENTEE?
Students who are declared majors in the five College of Health and Human Development undergraduate programs:
We extend a special welcome to first generation college students and those who have experienced academic barriers of any kind.
WHEN CAN MENTEES JOIN?
HOW CAN I JOIN AS A MENTEE?
Step 1: Click on the button "Sign Up Here" on the top of this webpage and sign up using your portal username and password.
Step 2: You will be asked if you are willing to participate in our research program with an official consent form and will have a chance to complete confidential surveys to help our program and other students.
Step 3: As mentors put up information prior and during the first few weeks of the semester, you may review mentor information, availability, and introductory video clips. Select your top three mentor choices and be sure that the mentors you selected have a schedule that matches your own. This will insure that you and your mentor have joint time to meet in person.
Step 4: Starting on August 7, Monday, you can log in and officially select your top three mentors. Very soon there after you will be assigned a mentor and can access your mentor’s e-mail address.
Step 5: You can contact your mentor and start to enjoy all the benefits of being a CHHD mentee.
WHAT IS A MENTOR?
A mentor is a guide, confidant, or facilitator who creates a supportive climate that promotes conditions for necessary learning to take place. Mentors are eager to give back to their fellow students in their majors by sharing their own knowledge and experiences.
MENTOR BENEFITS include:
WHO CAN JOIN AS A MENTOR?
MENTEE-MENTOR TEAMS ARE FORMED:
MENTEES AND MENTORS ARE PART OF A BIGGER TEAM FOR STUDENT SUCCESS IN THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT:
MENTEES can see available MENTOR information & sign up at the top of this page.
To learn more, please contact the Faculty Coach for your major:
Child & Adolescent Studies
School of Nursing
General Program Information – firstname.lastname@example.org