Transfer2Transfer Mentoring Program


The Transfer2Transfer (T2T) mentoring program matches new transfer students with another student who has successfully transferred to NIU. This semi-formal program allows you to communicate and meet with your mentor as often as you would like. Being part of the Transfer2Transfer mentoring program you will:

  • Learn the ropes of university life
  • Attend a First-Year Success Series event (or other approved event)
  • Complete application
  • Set goals and learn how to succeed at NIU
Request a Mentor

Mentor a Transfer Student

Do you remember your transfer experience? Use what you know to help a new student! We are looking for students who have successfully transferred to NIU and are interested in volunteering to mentor a new transfer student. As a T2T mentor, you will:

  • Help a new transfer student navigate the campus and NIU’s resources 
  • Attend a First-Year Success Series event (or other approved event)
  • Assist with applying 
  • Gain valuable volunteering and mentoring experience
  • Use your experience and skills to help a new student

Application Process

After applying, you will receive information about your mentee mid-August. You will be invited to our T2T kick-off social at the end of August to officially meet your mentee and other mentor pairs.


Contact Us

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