Apply to be an FYP Mentor

2023-2024 First-Year Program Mentor Selection

All current students can apply to become First-Year Program (FYP) mentors. In order to apply to become a mentor, you should take the following steps:

  1. Review the FYP mentor job description so that you understand the nature and expectations of the position. You may also visit the OAP office at any time for more information about the position, or if you have any questions.
  2. Complete the online FYP mentor applicationApplications do not open until Spring 2023.
  3. You will be notified of your status no later than the beginning of block 8.


  • Block 5: Mentor application opens
  • Block 5 - 6: Students apply to become FYP mentors.
  • Block 8: Hiring decisions sent to all students


  • Agree to the FYP mentor terms of appointment.
  • Mentors must enroll in the GS120: Critical Approaches to the Liberal Arts adjunct course during their first semester of work if they have not taken it already.
  • Attend and participate in FYP mentor training during NSO (Fall Start) or WSO (Winter Start).
  • Be on campus for at least six blocks during the 2022-2023 academic year (which must include Blocks 1 & 2) and willing to work closely and closely with first year students during this period. Winter Start Mentors must be on campus for at least three blocks (including Blocks 5 & 6).
  • Serve as positive role model and point of contact for first-year students throughout the duration of the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Remain in good academic and conduct standing throughout duration of appointment
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