Become a Peer Mentor

Overview and Expectations:

UConn Connects is a 3 credit, 120 hour internship. This can represent a significant time commitment over the course of the semester. Your involvement with the UConn Connects program as an undergraduate facilitator is three-fold:

1) Class - There are two weekly class sessions. [1] Lecture meets every Wednesday from 1:25-3:25 pm. [2] Master coaching sessions (similar to discussion sections) meet weekly on Mondays.

2) Training - Undergraduate mentors must attend a MANDATORY pre-semester training. Usually occurs prior to the start of the semester.

3) Caseload - Each peer mentor will meet weekly with 5-6 students enrolled in the UConn Connects program.

For questions or concerns, please contact:

Storrs Campus: By phone at  860-486-4889 or come by the AAC, located in Rowe 217.

Hartford Campus:  By phone at 959-200-3747 or come by the AAC in HTB 202.

 

Course Information:

UConn Connects - Helping Students in Higher Education

Lecture Class Time: Wednesdays 1:25 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.

Possible Discussion Times* (Master Coaching): Mondays 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm, 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm or 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

*You only need to attend one discussion session which will be determined after you've accepted the position.

Participant Meeting: Scheduled during the semester around your class schedule.

Application Process:

1)  Complete the application below.  Begin by specifying the campus you are applying to. You will then need to provide your contact information, answer a series of short questions, and upload your resume.

2)  After your application is submitted, you will be invited to participate in a group interview.

3)  After interviews are complete, accepted candidates will be emailed with class permission numbers and more information.

Spring 2020 Mentor Application

1 Basic Information
2 Short-Answer Essays
3 Resume
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  • If Applicable