Winthrop University: Peer Mentors - Application Process
Contact Information
Peer Mentor Program
ACAD 101
233 Dinkins Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-3910 (fax)

FYE Peer Mentor Program

Application & Selection Process 

Step 1: Complete the Online Application

Step 2: References

  • Applicants must provide contact information for two professional references
  • References will receive an email with instructions to submit an online reference form
  • Please contact your reference prior to submitting your application to ensure he/she is willing and can meet the deadline
  • Note: Applications must be submitted online. Applications are not considered complete until both an online application and recommendation form have been received

Step 3: Interview

  • First year applicants must participate in a group interview (see dates below)
  • ACAD faculty and staff will evaluate skills and suitability for the position
  • Successful candidates from the group interview will be invited to an individual interview
  • At the completion of individual interviews, candidates will be notified of hiring decisions

Step 4: Training

  • All Peer Mentors must attend a spring retreat; Sunday, March 24, 2019, 1:00-5:00pm
  • New Peer Mentors will be enrolled in LEAD 120B, a leadership course offered Spring 2019
  • Fall Training will be held on five different Friday afternoons from 9am-10am
  • View specific training dates and times; all training is mandatory




Peer Mentor Selection Timeline

Application Deadline

January 24, midnight

Recommendations Due

January 29

Group Interview Week

February 6-8

Individual Interview Sign-Ups

February 10, midnight

Individual Interviews

February 11-14

Selection Announcement

February 11-14


Last Updated: 8/1/19