The Peer Mentoring program at The College at Brockport matches entering first-year students during the Fall semester with trained upper-class students.
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Even before classes begin, mentors connect new students with the information and resources necessary to make a successful transition from high school to college.
- New Peer Mentors will earn two upper division elective credits for the Fall semester.
- All Returning Peer Mentors will earn one upper division elective credit for the Fall semester.
Peer Mentor Roles and Responsibilities
- Peer Mentors are representatives of The College at Brockport starting the summer before, and continuing throughout the Fall academic semester.
- Peer Mentors play a vital role in helping new students learn about our campus and community by creating a welcoming and informative environment.
- Peer Mentors are role models and resources for students. They are responsible for communicating information about academic policies and programs, clubs, organizations, campus life and curricular and co-curricular activities.
Qualifications and Criteria
- Must be a full time, matriculated undergraduate student with a flexible co-curricular schedule.
- Able to accommodate one APS section in their schedule. Students who are not available during any of the offered APS sections cannot be mentors.
- Must be in good disciplinary (student conduct) and academic standing.
- Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
- Involved in co-curricular activities.
- Possess the ability to be 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.
Please contact Joshua Hine at firstname.lastname@example.org or 585-395-5403 with any questions.