Mentors


MASS is dedicated to assisting and supporting the culturally diverse student community at UCF. As Peer Mentors we are committed to enhancing the opportunity for growth and cultural enrichment through the sharing of knowledge, experiences and wisdom. We strive to embrace academic, career and social issues through compassionate attention.

Our most important task is to create a support system that students can depend on and call on when in need. As students, we are knowledgeable of the University and its vast resources. It is our mission to make the transition to UCF a fun and successful one. We are here for our students!

Becoming a Peer Mentor

MASS mentors should exhibit dedication to assisting and supporting First Generation / Multicultural students here at UCF. They are committed to enhancing the opportunity for growth and cultural enrichment through the sharing of knowledge, experiences and wisdom. Our mentors strive to embrace academic, career and social issues through compassionate attention. Mentors are charged with the task of creating a support system that program participants can depend on and call on when in need. As returning participants they are knowledgeable of the University and its vast resources. It is their mission to make the transition to UCF a fun and successful one.

Mentor Responsibilities:

  • Make contact with Mentee at least once every other week either through a phone call or an email
  • Document contact with mentee on MASS website on the Mentor Contact Sheet
  • Make yourself available to meet in person with Mentee at least once a month for 1 hour
  • Assist participants in their transition from High School toCollege.
  • Invite participants to university and non-university academic, cultural and social functions.
  • Assist participants in their acclimation to the University setting and the greater Orlando community.
  • Encourage campus involvement by inviting mentees to join various student clubs and organizations.
  • Participate in and/or lead SOAR/B2B Rap Sessions.
  • Conduct workshop at SOAR Retreat
  • Attend two training events per semester
  • Dates are subject to change to allow maximum attendance

Please download the MASS Mentor Application. Print, fill out, and return to the MASS office.

Peer Mentor