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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
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Become an E-Mentor

Support incoming students in preparing for university with our e-mentorship program!

Do you remember the questions, excitement and fears you had the summer before you began your journey at University College?

Sign up to be an e-Mentor to support this year's incoming students prepare for their first-year at UC.  As an e-mentor, you will provide a valuable personal connection for a new student, information about upcoming events, referrals to campus resources and answer questions to assist in the transition to university. E-mentors will also facilitate online communities for incoming students to meet other new students for support and prepare for their first days at U of T.
 

How it works

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We connect you with a group of incoming university students

We assign each mentor around 20-30 incoming students to mentor throughout the summer. 

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Mentor them during the summer

You will create online communications to educate, inform and engage incoming first-year students between June to August.  You will also act as a resource for students to referrals for different university services, important events, deadlines, and more!

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Meet your mentees

Welcome and greet your mentee group in the first week of school and answer any questions they may have about starting university. 
 

Why Should I Apply?

  • Connect with and guide first-year students. Provide insights on your undergraduate experience, while connecting incoming domestic and international students with resources, events and opportunities to prepare them for their first year.
  • Flexible and enriching volunteer experience. Engage in a flexible and engaging opportunity that allows you to express creative ideas to support students online.
  • Great Professional Development.  Develop your mentorship, leadership and communication skills for use in your future volunteer and job engagements.
  • Co-Curricular Record Approved.  All mentors receive CCR recognition for their involvement.

Eligibility & Requirements

You must meet these eligibility requirements: 

  • Have completed at least one year of full-time undergraduate study at the University of Toronto
  • Have internet access from June to August
  • Be in good academic standing at the time of application 
  • Attend and complete the online E-Mentorship training in Tuesday May 19th.

Apply to be an E-Mentor

Applications are currently closed.  Thank you for your interest.  Contact us for more information on how to get involved in the program.