Loyola University Chicago

Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs

Division of Student Development

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B4E First Year & Transfer Mentees

Interested in joining the B4E Mentorship Program? You must be an incoming first-year or transfer student who identifies as a Mxn* of Color. Stay tuned, applications open May 3, 2021!

 

To apply as a mentee for the B4E program, please apply here.

Priority deadline is June 1, 2021, followed by our final deadline of June 15, 2021.

 

B4E Staff & Faculty Mentors

B4E Staff & Faculty Mentors serve as a primary source for support, encouragement, and help mentees successfully navigate and transition into the academic, extracurricular, social, and cultural dimensions of campus life at Loyola. Through one-on-one and group meetings, staff and faculty mentors are knowledgeable guides, thoughtful facilitators who provides access to people and resources, and serve as role models and success advocates. The program seeks 20-30 staff and faculty volunteers annually. If you are interested in serving as a Staff of Faculty Mentor, please contact James Thomas at jthomas39@luc.edu.

 

B4E Peer Mentors

B4E Peer Mentors serve as the secondary layer to support, encourage and assist first-year & transfer mentees in successfully navigating and transitioning into the academic, extracurricular, social, cultural dimensions of campus life at Loyola. Through one-on-ones, group meetings, and communication, peer mentors are knowledgeable guides, thoughtful facilitators who provides access to people and resources, role models and success advocates. In addition, peer mentors play a critical role in supporting the program planning, development, and execution of numerous B4E community engagements and events throughout the academic year. Six peer mentors are hired for each academic year.

 

APPLY TO BE AN SDMA LEADER AS A B4E PEER MENTOR FOR 2021-2022!

Apply via the SDMA jobs portal on Handshake using your Loyola credentials. See job responsibilities, eligibility criteria, expectations and timeline outlined in Handshake that is unique to each position. To be considered, you must submit the online application, submit a resume and provide a letter of recommendation. The application cycle typically runs from March 1st – April 1st.

 

For questions, please email James Thomas at jthomas39@luc.edu.