Peer Mentoring Collaborative Program

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What is the Peer Mentoring Collaborative (PMC) Program?
Triton College’s Peer Mentoring Collaborative (PMC) is a classroom-based peer mentoring program that offers in-class support at faculty’s request. PMC provides Triton students with a paid opportunity to mentor fellow students and to work with Triton faculty. PMC merges academic support with traditional peer mentoring to provide students with the best opportunity for success. 

What are the qualifications to become a peer mentor?

  • Must be an active degree seeking Triton enrolled in at least 3 credit hours per semester.
  • Must have completed at least 12 college credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
  • Must have previously earned an “A” grade in the course they are being assigned to.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills with a desire to help students.

What do peer mentor’s duties include?

  • Attend and participate in live class sessions.
  • Host weekly office hours to tutor students on course content.
  • Connect students with campus resources and mentor students on how to navigate college.
  • Facilitate group study sessions and workshops.

What are PMC’s Learning Outcomes?
Learning outcomes are measurable statements that articulate what students should know, be able to do, or value as a result of taking a course or completing a program.

Learning Outcomes for Peer Mentors

  • Identify and strengthen their personal and professional leadership skills
  • Interact and collaborate with assigned faculty and students
  • Enhance communication and facilitation skills
  • Enhance understanding of campus resources

Learning Outcomes for students

  • Enhance understanding of campus resources
  • Feel supported by their peer mentor

What are the course success metrics for sections supported by a peer mentor?

PMC Table: 2021-2022

Spring 2021 student survey results

  • 100% of student surveyed indicated that they felt supported by their peer mentor.
  • 84% of students surveyed indicated their peer mentor enhanced their understanding of campus resources.

How to get involved
If you are interested in becoming or hosting a peer mentor, faculty complete the “Peer Mentor Request Form” and students complete the “Peer Mentor Interest form” below. Please submit your completed form to Christina Hunt, Student Success Strategist at ChristinaHunt@triton.edu or drop it off in A- 326. 

Click HERE to view PMC Information Session video.

If you are interested in becoming or hosting a peer mentor, faculty complete the Peer Mentor Request Form and students complete the Peer Mentor Interest Form below.

Please submit your completed form to Christina Hunt, Student Success Strategist at ChristinaHunt@triton.edu

Peer Mentor Request Form

Student Peer Mentor Interest Form