Sign up to be a peer mentor

Congratulations! You are taking the first step towards supporting academic and social success at OCAD University! Fill in the appropriate fields below. In order to match you to an appropriate new or first-year student mentee, response to some of the questions is required, others optional.

Peer Mentors at ODAYS 2015

Peer mentors, O-DAYS! 2015. Photo by Sabrina Leeder.

Personal information in connection with this form is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Your information will only be used by staff in the Campus Life office to deliver requested services through the Student Mentor Program. No other personal information will be disclosed without the consent of the Peer Mentor.

Questions about the collection of this information by OCAD University can be directed to Brent Everett James, Campus Life Coordinator, Student Success Programs.

Peer mentor application 2017

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Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer student Peer Mentor in OCAD University’s Student Mentor Program (June through November 2017). Please fill in all fields below and submit your application.
Please Note: in order to participate, students interested in becoming Peer Mentors must have satisfactory academic standing, consistently achieving a minimum of 60% each session. For more information on Academic Standing, visit www.ocadu.ca/students/student-policies/academic-standing.htm
Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule a brief interview.
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017.
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8. Faculty:
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10. Year level in 2017/2018:
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11. T-shirt size:
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12. Are you a new or returning Peer Mentor:
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16. Do you have any summer (2017) plans that may restrict you from communicating regularly with assigned Student Mentee(s) between June and September?
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17. On a scale of ONE to FIVE (one being the least, five being the highest), how comfortable are you in initiating contact with your assigned Student Mentee(s): to introduce yourself; to share information; encourage them to communicate with you—and create a personal communication schedule for the duration of the program (June through November)?
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18. How many Student Mentees would you be willing to assist (note, minimum is two):
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21. Have either of your parents/guardians attended a university or college?
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22. Are you a mature student (25+)?
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23. Are you an international student studying at OCAD U on a study permit?
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25. Are you a student registered with OCAD U’s Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) and willing to help a new student with their needs?
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26. Are you a student registered for OSAP/Out of Province Loans and willing to help a new student with their financial aid questions?
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27. Do you have a preference, in regards to age, when with working with a Student Mentee?
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28. Do you have a preference, in regards to gender, when working with a Student Mentee?
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How did you find out about the Student Mentor program and the opportunity to become a Peer Mentor?
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AUTHORIZATION
The information I have provided is accurate and complete.
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I will attend BOTH days of the MANDATORY Peer Mentor training (Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25, 2017)
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I understand that the Student Mentor Program may be documented through photography and/or film and that these images may be used by the university for promotional, advertising, and educational purposes. By participating in Mentoring events, both on- and off-campus, I consent to allowing OCAD U to document and use my image and likeness. However, I am also aware that if I do not want to be photographed or filmed, I can inform you at the event/activity.
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Click Submit to complete your peer mentor application process.