Transfer Peer Mentor Program

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What is a Peer Mentor?

Peer Mentors play a vital role in helping new students learn about our campus and community by creating a welcoming and informative environment.

Mentors are resources for students for information about academic policies and programs, social organizations, campus life and curricular/co-curricular activities.

Mentors are representatives of The College at Brockport the summer before, and the current academic semester, who assist with the implementation of the Peer Mentoring program.

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a Peer Mentor for incoming transfers
  • Send out weekly emails to approximately 100 new students
  • Answer questions and address any concerns brought forth by students
  • Refer students to appropriate offices on campus if necessary
  • Participate in two training sessions about college policies and educational requirements and services.

Qualifications for Consideration

Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following preferred qualifications:

  • Current transfer student who has been through the transfer process
  • Full time, matriculated student in current semester, with a flexible co-curricular schedule
  • In good disciplinary and academic standing (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5)
  • Involved in co-curricular activities
  • Hard-working, flexible and have a sense of humor
  • Exhibit excellent communication skills (especially public speaking) and leadership capabilities
  • Possess outstanding organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to work with students, faculty and staff
  • Have a strong commitment to The College at Brockport and the philosophy behind the Peer Mentoring Program.
  • Have a positive, motivated attitude.

Interested in becoming a Peer Mentor?

Applications are available at the:

Academic Success Center
Transfer Office
Brown Building

Last Updated 10/27/20

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