Welcome to Peer Mentor Principles: Online

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Peer Mentor in OCAD U’s Student Mentor Program. These pages, PEER MENTOR PRINCIPLES (PMP), are required viewing as the new online portion of your training, support and preparation.

See the step by step process (and deadlines) below!

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Note: In order to participate, students interested in becoming Peer Mentors must have satisfactory academic standing, consistently achieving a minimum of 60% each session.

Accessibility is important to us. If you require accommodations due to a a disability in order to participate fully in Peer Mentor Principles: Online, please email Brent Everett James, Campus Life Coordinator at your earliest convenience, but no later than April 1, 2018 so we can make the appropriate arrangements.


Apply: What is a Peer Mentor? Review the details and then complete and submit the online Peer Mentor application.

Deadline to apply: April 6, 2018.


Schedule an interview: Watch your OCAD U email for confirmation of receipt of your application. Successful applicants will be invited to schedule an interview (one-to-one or group options available) to discuss your interest and ask questions.

Deadline to complete interview: April 13, 2018.


Complete the online modules: Navigate these pages in order, using the links in the top banner. Review the content on each page and complete the related brief “Apply your Knowledge” quizzes. Feel free to review this information anytime!

Deadline to complete the modules (including AODA): April 20, 2018.


Attend PEER MENTOR PRINCIPLES: In-person*: Two days participation required.
Dates are as follows:

  • Monday, April 23, 2018
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Includes snacks and lunches.

*PEER MENTOR PRINCIPLES: Online content is comprised of some information and discussion formerly included as part of In-person training and support days and will not be repeated. Therefore, the schedule, improvement, details and itinerary of April dates and remaining programming to be determined.


Brent Everett James
Campus Life Coordinator
Student Success Programs
416-977-6000, Ext. 275