Get Involved with PASS!
There are multiple ways you can get involved, such as being a mentee, a peer mentor or becoming a tutor! You will also receive various benefits by participating in Promoting Academic Student Success:
- Free one-on-one tutoring and group study sessions
- Individual attention from a peer mentor
- Opportunities for leadership/professional development and involvement
- Access to academic support and resources
- Laptops for short-term checkouts
- Community service opportunities
- Study skills and personal development workshops
- And much more!
You must be a domestic undergraduate freshman at Wichita State University.
When becoming a mentee within PASS, your expectations are:
- Engage with your assigned peer mentor virtually or in person
- Attend at least two campus events with your peer mentor
- Complete ten (10) hours of community service
- Meet once a month with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion through meetings or 1:1 sessions
- Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
You must be a sophomore, junior or senior at Wichita State University, who is willing to give individual attention to the assigned students. A mentor's primary responsibility is to facilitate the transition of these students to Wichita State University by working with them as a guide and resource through this process.
When you become a peer mentor within PASS, your expectations are:
- Serving as a peer mentor to 10 to 15 incoming first-year students while identifying and addressing the specific needs of underrepresented students
- Attend and actively contribute to all mandatory meetings (schedules will be provided by the retention specialist)
- Develop, coordinate and implement logistics for socials and academic activities, programs/events and presentations on- and off-campus
- Maintain regular (in-person, email or phone) communication with the cohort of mentees
- Attend at least two campus events with mentees
- Participate in any required training sessions and orientations (which may include some evenings and weekends)
Peer mentor applications are currently closed at this time.
Tutors provide one-on-one academic support to students within the program. Some of the benefits of being a tutor include increased self-esteem and confidence, learning by teaching and getting paid for helping others. This position's expectations and requirements can be found in the job description document on our student employment page.