Student Mentoring Program

Overview:
UEP Student Mentoring Program is a collaborative effort between the Urban Experience Program, and Registered Student Organization (RSO)-Rock the Experience. The program pairs third and fourth year students with first and second year students to share their strategies for navigating college successfully.

Mission:
Student Mentoring Program strives to foster positive peer-mentor relationships that can contribute to a student’s sense of belonging and well-being as well as inspire growth and accomplishment.

Program objectives:
Through one-on-one meetings and group socials, SMP seeks to support students by helping them:

  • Develop the skill of self-awareness
  • Establish a sense of community
  • Understand the importance of scholarship, service, and leadership in their undergraduate journey
  • Build upon tools and resources they can utilize to enhance their personal and professional success

Mentoring Relationships

Mentees who join the program will be paired up with a high-achieving 3rd or 4th year UH students than can help guide them through any challenges they may be facing.

  • Mentors will serve as a positive role model in mentees’ lives that can help direct and refer mentees to the right resources.
  • Mentors will assist mentees in developing skills that will contribute to their success at UH.

Mentee Benefits

  • Opportunity to develop a positive mentor relationship that can:
    • Inspire personal and professional growth
    • Be a genuine part of your supportive network
    • Guide and direct you based on past experiences and knowledge
  • Opportunity to develop and enhance leadership and mentoring skills
  • Help others learn and progress by sharing your experiences and feedback
  • Develop a positive relationship that inspires personal and professional growth
  • Be a part of creating a supportive network that genuinely cares about the success of others

For more information regarding the SMP, or how to join, please contact Ms. Jamesia King at jjking2@central.uh.edu.