Peer Success Mentors

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The Peer Success Mentors are student leaders who will assist their first-gen UW Tacoma peer students in using effective learning techniques to improve study skills and gain confidence in their academic abilities.  

The Peer Success Mentors can: 

  • offer one-on-one or group coaching to help first gen students and their peers discuss study habits, set academic goals and develop effective learning strategies 

  • serve as motivational partners 

  • provide information about other resources on campus 

The Peer Success Mentors can’t: 

  • provide tutoring 

  • provide academic advising 

  • provide instruction 

Get to know the Peer Success Mentors!

Set up an appointment with the Peer Success Mentors:

Benefits for peer mentors  

  • Receive a student salary of $16.32 /hr., avg. 8-10 hours a week (during the 19-20 academic year)

  • Receive training in mentoring models, learning tools and techniques, and professional development opportunities 

Requirements for becoming a peer mentor 


Start your application now!