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The HHS Mentor Program matches first-year students in the College of Health and Human Sciences with an upper-class mentor who will provide ongoing support and guidance throughout the academic year. First-year students who join the HHS Mentor Program can enhance their mentoring experience by joining the HHS Mentee Residential Community. Students will participate in the HHS Mentor Program, gaining support and guidance from a peer mentor, while engaging in activities with other Mentees and Mentors and living near other Mentees.

The HHS Mentor Program is an intentionally structured, formal mentoring program for undergraduate students in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Participants gain knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to their academic, personal, and professional success. Sophomore, junior, and senior mentors provide academic support, psychological and emotional support, goal-setting and career support, and role modeling to first-year student mentees.  For more information about the program, please visit the program website.

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Eligibility

  • First-time beginning students in any major in the College of Health and Human Sciences

Residential Component

  • Students from this learning community must reside in Wiley Hall
  • Information on this residence hall can be found here
  • Students who are required to reside in a different residence hall (e.g. due to the Honors College or athletics participation) or who do not sign a housing contract may not participate in this learning community
  • Your roommate in most cases will be a member of the learning community
  • Completing a housing contract is a separate process from applying for a learning community

Duration

Fall and Spring semesters

Associated Classes

No courses

Events and Activities Included:

  • Goal-setting workshop
  • Campus Tours
  • Career Development Workshop
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Welness Program
  • Community Service
  • Formal Dinner with HHS Faculty
  • One-on-one peer mentoring with an HHS upper-class student

Information above is subject to change. If you are placed in the LC, the associated courses will be on your schedule prior to you registering for the rest of your courses.

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