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Frequently Asked Questions: Peer Mentors

I am interested in becoming a peer mentor, how can I get involved?

Complete a Peer Mentor application.

What kind of training and resources are available for peer mentors?

Peer mentors will receive training in the skills and knowledge needed to perform their jobs at a training session held at the beginning of each semester. A training manual is another valuable resource.

What are the benefits of being a peer mentor?

Benefits include: working one-on-one with a faculty member, developing valuable leadership skills, serving as a positive influence for first year students, and receiving a modest stipend.

Other Questions?

Contact the FYE Peer Mentor Coordinator Ariel Edgeworth at AL-Edgeworth@wiu.edu.