TSM - Become a Transfer Student Mentor

Transfer Student Mentors (TSMs) work closely with transfer students to help them throughout their transition and college experience at Appalachian and help with Transfer Track tours, lead Transfer Pre-Orientation (T-POP) sessions, support transfer programming, serve as a mentor to new and incoming students, and create a welcoming environment for transfer students at Appalachian.  TSMs develop leadership and mentorship skills through service learning. 

Applicants must:

  • Have transferred to Appalachain State from another college or university
  • Attend weekly meetings on Wednesdays at 5:00 PM 
  • Mentors average 50 - 80 hours of service per semester
  • Be able to attend ALL trainings and required events (mentor training will occur in April 2021 and a 2-day retreat in August 2021)
  • Mentors help with Orientations scheduled during the summer session
  • Mentors must be available for Orientation and welcome weekend prior to the start of each semester
  • Mentors lead Transfer Track campus tours (virtual and on-campus) on Tuesdays and Friday afternoons
  • Exhibit strong leadership potential and experience
  • Be in good academic standing with the University and maintain a GPA average of 2.5 or better (for any first semester student offered a position, the position will be contingent upon first semester grades)
  • Be in good judicial standing with the University

TSM Application

Please click here to complete the TSM application. Thank you for your interest!

Selection process for 2021-2022
Application Opens: September 9th, 2020
Application Closes: February 19th
Candidate Social: February 24th
Interviews: March 8th - 12th
TSM Social: March 24th
Training begins: April 2021
2-Day Retreat: August 8th & 9th, 2021

Email questions to huntanarmg@appstate.edu or call 828-262-7441.