Peer Mentorship Transition Program

The Peer Mentorship Transition Program is Designed to:

  • Welcome first-year students to the University of Waterloo community
  • Support their transition to university life
  • Refer and connect them to services, resources and supports

The Program Offers Opportunities to:

  • Share knowledge and personal experiences
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Cultivate personal relationships with a peer(s) within the program
  • Gain volunteer experience

Key Accountabilities:

  • Commit to 1 academic year (Fall term - Winter term)
  • Meet online with your mentee weekly (1-hour time commitment per week)
  • Monitor the Online Discussion forum and respond to students' inquiries

Requirements for Mentors:

For more information contact michael.c.gatchene@uwaterloo.ca