First-Year Learning Communities Peer Mentor Application

Peer Mentor Description

Peer mentors are upper division students who model success in the academic arena and responsible involvement in co-curricular activities. They serve as standard bearers, co-facilitators and a liaison between first-year students and the rest of the campus community.

Duties and Responsibilities as follows:

  • must attend Peer Mentor training retreat prior to “Welcome Weekend” (August 22-28, 2015);
  • must attend Peer Mentor training retreat day the Sunday prior to spring semester classes (January 10, 2016);
  • must participate/lead in the FYLC activities and City Search activity during “Welcome Weekend”;
  • attend one out of two FYLC classes/co-curricular activities each week during the fall semester (either Monday OR Wednesday from 1 – 2:15 pm);
  • attend FYLC co-curricular activities throughout spring semester;
  • meet individually with students every other week in the role of peer mentor both semesters;
  • assist FYLC instructors as co-facilitators in the classroom/co-curricular activities as appropriate; and
  • meet with your assigned FYLC instructor on a regular basis throughout the semester.

Note: FYLC Peer Mentors are hired for fall and spring semesters (approximately 5-7 hours a week fall semester; approximately 2-4 hours spring semester).

Print download and complete the application (pdf).