Support

This page provides additional links and information to support you in
your role as Peer Mentor:

1: CONNECT WITH OTHER PEER MENTORS ON FACEBOOK
2: STUDENT MENTEE ASSIGNMENT SCHEDULE 2019

3: SUPPORT MATERIALS, GUIDES & TIPS
•  Peer Mentor Checklist
•  Student Mentor Program Handbook
•  International Student Guidebook
•  Time Management
•  Tips from Student Advising
•  OCAD U Health & Wellness Protocol
•  Sexual Violence Support
•  Anti-oppression, Diversity, Gender Identity and Inclusion
•  OCAD U Campus

4: ABOUT PEER MENTOR AWARDS

This page does not require the completion of an “Apply your Knowledge” quiz.


1: CONNECT WITH OTHER PEER MENTORS ON FACEBOOK

The Facebook group, OCAD U Peer Mentors, is a closed group that you request to join. This group provides Peer Mentors (current and past) with a place online to connect, ask questions, share experiences and support one another.

dblghydwkaggcql-jpg-largePeer Mentors 2018/2019. Photo by Brent Everett James

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2: STUDENT MENTEE ASSIGNMENT SCHEDULE: 2019

Campus Life will send an assignment email* containing Mentee contact information to Peer Mentors at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays starting in June.

See the list of Peer Mentor/Student Mentee assignment dates on the “Become a Student Mentee” page.

Please initiate contact with assigned Student Mentees via the email address provided within three business days (by Friday) of that same week and work with the Mentee to determine the best method of communication moving forward.

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*If you do not get an email from Campus Life with a Mentee assignment on one date, then none has been assigned that day. Watch your OCAD U email on the next listed date.

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3: SUPPORT MATERIALS, GUIDES & TIPS

These support materials, guides and tips will also be available in printed format:

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PEER MENTOR CHECKLIST
Peer Mentor Check List 2019/2020 (PDF)

STUDENT MENTOR PROGRAM HANDBOOK
Student Mentor Program Handbook 2019/2020 (PDF)

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDEBOOK
International Student Services web page
International Student Guidebook (PDF)

TIME MANAGEMENT
Writing & Learning Centre: Time Management 2018  (PDF)

TIPS FROM STUDENT ADVISING
How to be an effective Peer Mentor (PDF)

OCAD U HEALTH & WELLNESS PROTOCOL
A Guide to Supporting Students in Distress (PDF)
Health and wellness crisis support

SEXUAL VIOLENCE SUPPORT
www.ocadu.ca/students/sexual-violence-support.htm

ANTI-OPPRESSION, DIVERSITY, GENDER IDENTITY AND INCLUSION
Deeper than Diversity (PDF)

OCAD U CAMPUS
Campus Building ID Codes (PDF)

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4: ABOUT PEER MENTOR AWARDS

Peer Mentor Awards acknowledge those Peer Mentors who make outstanding contributions—above and beyond—in addition to maintaining regular communication with their Mentees, and participating/coordinating campus activities—while adhering to the program’s mandate. Find out more about the nomination process.

pma_recipients20182017/2018 Peer Mentor Award recipients (l-r): Matt McCleery and Daniel Lugo Travieso. Photo by Mathisan Paramanathan.


CONTACT CAMPUS LIFE

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


Unless otherwise indicated, photos by Mathisan Paramanathan

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