Become a Mentor!

The 2020-2021 Mentor application cycle is now open. To apply, visit our employment page!

Application Deadlines:

Residential Peer Mentors: EXTENDED to 11:59pm on 02/02/2020

PLTL Leaders: 1:00pm on 02/07/2020

Academic Mentors: EXTENDED to 11:59pm on 02/16/2020


We support and enhance student’s academic transition as they develop skills/mindset to be independent learners inside and outside the classroom.   Our academic programs facilitate and encourage critical and reflective thinking, collaborative learning, student agency and academic mindset.

Click here to browse through our programs.

Disability Resources has a new website

Disability Resources has moved to a new website at

TRIO has a new website

TRIO information is now available at

Apply for 2019-2020 TRIO Selection

ASK A STUDENT: Why Use Academic Mentoring?

“PLTL offers harder questions on lecture topics and helped me gain a deeper conceptual understanding of chemistry.”
students walking on McLeod's Way, near Gregg Hall on the South 40

Visit Us!

Our office is open for business, Monday – Friday, from 8:30am-5:00pm. You can find us in our new location on the lower level of the Mallinckrodt Center. If you’re planning to visit, please try to schedule ahead with the staff member you’d like to meet.

Staff Contact Information

Tips from Our Academic Mentors

What are some tried-and-true ways you can set yourself up for academic success? Ask the experts—our student mentors!

First of all: Use your calendar diligently: schedule EVERYTHING including classes, resources, work, exams, papers, meals, friends/family time, sleep and also FUN!

More tips for your success