What is a Peer Mentor?
Peer mentors are committed to student retention and success. They foster growth and empower students to take advantage of the support systems available at PHSC while providing a casual, social platform for open communication.
This dynamic group of students is friendly, approachable and provides a positive presence on campus. Peer mentors serve as a vital link between the College and the questions, concerns and feedback of its students.
Qualifications Required to Become a Peer Mentor
Peer mentors at PHSC must meet specific academic requirements to qualify to submit a leadership application to become a peer mentor:
- Must have a 3.0 or higher PHSC grade point average, and
- Must have completed 12 or more college credits.
Peer Mentor Requirements and Responsibilities
Following application to the Peer Mentor leadership program, chosen representatives will learn about the College and receive training. Peer Mentors also receive a PHSC peer mentor polo shirt embroidered with logo. Active Peer Mentors are expected to meet specific requirements and uphold the responsibilities of the peer mentor role:
- maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average while in the peer mentor program;
- be enrolled in a minimum of six hours in fall (term I) and spring (term II) for the year;
- devote a minimum of three hours per week (with flexibility in schedule as needed); and
- provide own transportation for duties.