What is a UVU Mentor?

UVU Mentors support their instructors by aiding in the planning and facilitation of their classes, as well as actively provide engaging opportunities to their students  by leading group and individual self-discovery activities. The UVU Mentors motto is "Students Helping Students".

A mentor is a support, a friend, and a resource to students on their path to lifelong success.

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Applications open March 2023

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How to Become a UVU Mentor

  • Applications are open every year during March.
  • A group interview is held in April.
  • To apply to be a mentor, you must have taken (or currently be enrolled in) a lower division SLSS course (1000, 1100, 1200 2100, 2500) and SLSS 3200. You must pass each course with a B+ or higher.
  • You must be able to provide two professional references.
  • Your GPA must be above 2.75.

Requirements as a UVU Mentor

  • Be a full-time students (12 credits/semester).
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • Enroll in and pass SLSS 2300 with an A- or higher your first semester in the program.
  • Enroll in and pass SLSS 240R with an A- or higher every subsequent semester in the program.
  • Participate in our two large events: First Year Fest during Fall semester and Utah Valley Leadership Conference during Spring semester.
  • Participate in Jumpstart Orientation tabling, event tabling, and monthly mentor events.
  • Be available to mentor a course, including attending the course (around 10 hours a week)
  • Be available to attend Mentor Bootcamp in May.
  • Be available to attend Mentor Fall Retreat and Connection Conference in August.
97% of our UVU Mentors graduate with a bachelor's degree! Apply to be a UVU Mentor today!
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“My advice to someone considering becoming a mentor would be to just do it!”

- Esthela Thompson



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