Peer2Peer Program

Contact Information

Old Gymnasium, Floor 2
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Phone: 402.280.2749
Fax: 402.280.5579
SSSInfo@creighton.edu

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Apply as a mentor or protege here!

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TRIO Programs - Student Support Programs

All About Peer 2 Peer

Peer 2 Peer is a mentoring program designed to support first year SSS participants with the transition to college life through the guidance and assistance of upper class SSS students. Peer 2 Peer combines one on one meetings between mentors and mentees with group activities and meetings.

The primary goals of the Peer 2 Peer mentoring program are to enrich the personal and academic development of first year SSS participants while building the leadership skills of upper class SSS students.

The objectives of the program are:

  • To assist new students in their transition to Creighton by broadening students' knowledge of a variety of academic and university resources.
  • To develop a solid relationship between upper class students and first year students with similar interests.
  • To provide a strong foundation of support to ensure the success of first year students.
  • To develop life-long friendships.

View the Peer 2 Peer Brochure   

Application and Selection Process

Mentors

Mentors must submit a complete application, which includes areas of interest, major, career goals, extra-curricular activities, and a short essay explaining why he or she wants to participate in the program. In addition, a mentor applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Strong interpersonal and helping skills
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
  • Be in good academic standing
  • 3.0 GPA or higher

Mentees

Mentees must submit a complete application which includes areas of interest, major, career goals, extra-curricular activities, and a short essay explaining why he or she wants to participate in the program. In addition, mentee applicants must meet the following criteria: Be a first year SSS student Possess a sincere desire to meet with a mentor.

Both mentor and mentee must meet twice a month for at least one hour at a location that is convenient for them. Mentors and mentees must also attend all group activities and meetings as planned. Activities and meetings are held two to three times per semester.