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Student Mentee

Looking for a one-to-one relationship like you had with a teacher or counselor in high school? You'll meet with a faculty or staff mentor in an informal setting outside the classroom to:

  • Learn the ropes of university life and how to get involved on campus
  • Attend one First-Year Success Series (or other approved event)
  • Complete mentee application
  • Find answers to your academic and personal questions

Mentee Application

NIU Faculty and Staff Mentor

Are you looking for a way to have a huge impact on new students at NIU? You'll meet with a new NIU student in a semi-formal setting outside of the classroom to:
  • Assist them in the transition to a college setting
  • Attend one First-Year Success Series (or other approved event)
  • Help them to find answers to their academic and personal questions
  • Set goals and help them learn how to succeed at NIU

Mentor Application

All applications are due by Aug. 9, 2019.

Contact Us

First- and Second-Year Experience
Altgeld Hall 100
815-753-0711 (fax)