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 40 - 60 hours of service per semester
  • Be able to attend ALL trainings and required events (mentor training will occur in April 2019 and a 2-day retreat in August 2019)
  • 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 on Wednesdays 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

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 22, 2019 - apply online now!

Applicants should be prepared to attend the TSM Candidates Social on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00 PM in the JET Building.

Interviews will be scheduled through March 18 - 22, 2019. Email questions to huntanarmg@appstate.edu or call 828-262-7441.