What is the HDFS Peer Mentoring Program?
The Human Development and Family Studies Peer Monitoring Program is a year-long program that provides new first-generation and/or a student of color with a supportive community to help you successfully navigate your transition to college.
Benefits of the HDFS Peer Mentoring Program
- Personalized mentorship from a junior/senior HDFS student who also identifies as a first-generation college student and/or student of color.
- Enroll in a 1 credit “Mentoring for First-Year Success” course | Mondays 4-5 p.m.
- Mountain Mentoring Retreat | 9/21 – 9/22
- Community Events: Participation in cultural, social, and community service programming.
- Incoming first-year generation student majoring in HDFS
- Identify as a first-generation college student OR identify as a student of color
- Current 2nd & 3rd year HDFS students (sophomores and juniors)
- First-generation students AND/OR students of color
- 3.0 Cumulative GPA
- Interest in giving back and making a difference in the lives of other HDFS students
- Leadership potential or interest in further developing as a leader
- Commit to mentor fall and spring semester