As our programs continue to grow, the Office of Student Success and the First Year Experience Team seek current students who can reveal their true potential as leaders on Longwood’s campus.
Interested in helping incoming students and becoming one of Longwood's most recognized leaders on campus?
Attend an interest meeting to learn more about the Peer Mentor Program. Peer Mentor interest meetings are open to all students.
Do you know someone who would make a great Peer Mentor? Recommend them! We'll invite them to attend an interest meeting.
This is a two-step process.
1.) Complete an Application.
2.) Complete the Peer Mentor Rubric (googledoc).
If you're a Returning Mentor, please request an application via email email@example.com or stop by the Office of Student Success in Brock Hall 202.
Are you applying for the first time? Complete: New Peer Mentor Application 2019 (pdf).
Please complete the Peer Mentor Application Rubric (googledoc).
Email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off in Brock Hall 202.
Peer Mentors are the primary student staff who help run Orientation sessions.
As a Peer Mentor you'll:
In 1839, incoming students get to know their Peer mentor, as well as fellow Lancers, in their First Year Community group while learning tips and tricks to prepare for college in an interactive and relatable online environment.
Are the best four days of the best four years of every Lancer's life! As a Peer Mentor, you'll be assigned to your First Year Community through the New Lancer Days program. The New Lancer Days program is where new students learn how to navigate resources on campus, get ready for the start of classes and most importantly: HAVE FUN!
Peer Mentors are partnered with a Student Success Coach, a Longwood faculty or staff member trained to assist students with the transition to college, for the Fall semester. Peer Mentors and Coaches work together to plan activities for their coaching groups and disseminate important information to their students, such as information to prepare for spring registration.