APPLICATIONS DUE: MARCH 22ND
The Campus Life Mentor Program at the University of Utah serves new students in their first year on campus. The goal of the program is to connect newly admitted students with sophomore, junior, and senior students who have demonstrated success in college. Primarily, a Campus Life Mentors develops individual relationships with an assigned small group of new students. Campus Life Mentors are committed to helping new students feel at home, promoting community on campus, and advocating for academic achievement.
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A CAMPUS LIFE MENTOR?
- Community of peers
- Commitment to helping others
- Compassion for working through difference
- Communication skills
HOW DOES PEER MENTORSHIP WORK?
Mentoring can be defined as a trusting and helpful relationship between a more and less experienced individual (student). New students and Campus Life Mentors will meet and communicate regularly throughout the school year. A few of the activities that mentors will do with their small group (or mentees) include one-on-one hangouts, fun group activities planned by the office, study sessions, workshops, attend on-campus events, or just hanging out. Most of all, Campus Life Mentors want to be a resource, a friend, and someone to call when challenges arise.
WHO ARE THE CAMPUS LIFE MENTORS?
Campus Life Mentors are successful students that remember what it's like to be new at the University of Utah and want to play a positive role in the success of new students. They come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences and have various career and academic goals.
Please contact us with any questions concerning the Campus Life Mentor application by calling 801-581-7069 or by emailing email@example.com