Peer Mentor Application 2019/2020

Congratulations! You are taking the first step towards supporting academic and social success at OCAD University! 

Group photo of some 2017 Peer MentorsPeer Mentors 2017. Photo by Sandra Samy Ibrahim.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer student Peer Mentor in OCAD University’s Student Mentor Program. In order to participate, students interested in becoming Peer Mentors must have satisfactory academic standing, consistently achieving a minimum of 60% each session. Find out more about Academic Standing.

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.

Successful candidates will be contacted to schedule a brief interview (group interview options available). Submission Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019.

Personal information in connection with this form is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act (FIPPA). Your information will only be used by staff in the OCAD University 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 can be directed to Brent Everett James, Campus Life Coordinator.

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STUDENT INFORMATION
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8. Faculty:
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10. Year level in September 2019 (Academic year 2019/2020):
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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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13. How many Student Mentees would you be willing to assist (note, minimum is two):
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14. Have either of your parents/guardians attended a university or college?
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15. Are you a mature student (25+)?
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16. Are you an international student studying at OCAD U on a study permit?
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17. 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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18. 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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19. How did you find out about the Student Mentor Program and the opportunity to become a Peer Mentor?
20. Did you participate in this program as a Student Mentee when you first came to OCAD U?
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ACCESSIBILITY
AODA (ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT)
Have you completed the online AODA modules?
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If NO, please review the AODA requirements in PEER MENTOR PRINCIPLES: Online
blog.ocad.ca/wordpress/peermentorprinciples/
AUTHORIZATION
The information I have provided is accurate and complete.
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I understand that new Peer Mentors are required to attend the PEER MENTOR PRINCIPLES: In-person (support/training) Day on Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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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.