Chicano Link Peer Mentor Program 

Chicano Peer Mentor Program

EACH LINK MAKES US STRONGER

Our Chicano Link Peer Mentor Program extends a bienvenida into the UCR familia to new freshman and transfer students. One-on-one meetings, study sessions and academic workshops all support a positive transition to UCR and promote new students’ academic, cultural and social success.

Find a MentorAre you a new student? We can pair you with a trained peer mentor who can help you to:

  • Build a strong network of support
  • Navigate UCR and learn about your campus and community resources
  • Connect with clubs and organizations
  • Attain major-specific advice on professors, projects and key opportunities
  • Hone your study and time management skills
  • Develop cultural awareness
  • Adjust to campus life

If you are interested in being a mentee in our Chicano Link Peer Mentor Program, please fill out this online application here. If you have questions, contact Arlene with Chicano Student Programs at arlene.cano@ucr.edu.

Check out our calendar for upcoming Chicano Link Peer Mentor Program events and workshops.

Find a Mentor Are you a current student interested in becoming a mentor? Apply today and discover how rewarding mentorship can be.

Chicano Link Peer Mentors must...

  • Be a UCR student (junior or higher) in good academic standing with a cumulative and quarter GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be aware of issues specifically related to Chicano/Latino students
  • Be open-minded and flexible
  • Be energetic, motivated, and positive
  • Be willing to learn, grow and attend training as needed
  • Work with mentees for at least 30 minutes every two weeks

If you are interested in volunteering as a Chicano Link Peer Mentor, please fill out this online application here.

Check out our calendar for upcoming Chicano Link Peer Mentor Program events and workshops.

More Information