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  [2] Master coaching sessions (similar to discussion sections) meet weekly.

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.

Course Information:

UConn Connects - Helping Students in Higher Education

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

Application Process:

1)  Complete the application below.  Begin by selecting 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.

Storrs Mentor Application

Lecture will be on 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

Your discussion section will be sent to you after you register for the course

If you have questions, contact us by phone at  860-486-4889 or come by the AAC, located in Rowe 217

Hartford Mentor Application

Lecture will be on Wednesdays from 1:00p.m.-3:00p.m.

Discussion Time (Master Coaching): Fridays at 10:00a.m.-11:15a.m.

Please note, the exact discussion time is subject to change

If you have questions, contact us by phone at 959-200-3747 or come by the AAC in HTB 202.