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!

Become a Mentee

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

Become a Peer Mentor

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.

Become a Tutor

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.