University of Mississippi

Apply to be a Peer Mentor


        “I hope you will consider responding to this call to assume a leadership and mentor role for the incoming freshmen class; to serve and give back to your University in a unique and powerful way while simultaneously molding and honing your leadership skills to become one of the leaders for which Ole Miss is known.” AJ Barrios, 2012 Peer Mentor and ASB Cabinet Member 

Program Eligibility

To become a peer mentor, you must be at least a sophomore by the fall of 2014 and in good academic standing and have the ability to attend all of our peer mentor training sections and your assigned Tuesday/Thursday section of EDHE 105 at least once a week. We also seek individuals who:

  • Maintain a great enthusiasm and love for the university, its goals and its ideals.
  • Possess knowledge of the academic and campus resources and are involved around campus.
  • Have a sincere sensitivity and respect for diverse student populations.
  • Are responsible, dependable and flexible.
  • Can communicate well with all types of people.
  • Want to work with freshmen students in both academic and extracurricular capacities.
  • Can commit to a full semester of service

Application Process

We have closed the application window for the 2014-2015 academic year. For more questions about the application process, please contact our Director of Peer Mentoring, Sarah Smitherman.