OMA&D Academic Counseling Services

Become a Mentor with Mentor Power for Success

Do you remember what your first year at UW was like? Connect with an incoming UW student, help them navigate the UW, alleviate their anxiety and encourage them to get involved all while having fun.

The Mentor Power for Success Program is a dynamic autumn quarter partnership between first-year Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) students (protégés) and continuing UW students (mentors), to help protégés make a successful transition to university life. Mentor students use their knowledge of UW resources and services to guide protégés as they navigate the breathe of what university has to offer. In Winter quarter UWAA invites student mentors and protégés to explore various career fields and connect with UW Alumni and Professionals at a career networking and reception event.

The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) Mentor Power for Success Program invites you to be a student mentor for Autumn Quarter.We are looking for 50 dynamic, motivated and qualified UW students from various academic fields to serve as student mentors for Autumn Quarter! You can make an important difference by volunteering. As a student mentor, you will be paired with an incoming OMA&D freshman or transfer student and help them adjust to the rigors of college life in a fun and personal way. Mentors have the option of taking GEN ST 350 credit. This year we have an overwhelming request for mentors in the sciences, if you’re in one of the majors above, we highly encourage you to apply. Click here to apply–>

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