Become a Transfer Student Mentor!

The Office of Transfer Services is looking for new Transfer Student Mentors for the 2017-18 academic year! TSM's 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 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:

  • Attend weekly meetings on Wednesdays at 5:00 PM

  • Complete a minimum of 30 hours of involvement as a mentor per semester

  • Be able to attend ALL trainings and required events

  • 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

Interested applicants must attend one of two interest sessions, which will be held:

  • Tuesday, April 4 at 5 pm in the Admissions Theater in John E. Thomas Hall

  • Monday, April 10 at 6 pm in the Admissions Theater in John E. Thomas Hall

Applicants are required to attend the TSM Candidates Social which is part of the Interview Process on

  • Tuesday, April 25, 5:00 - 6:30 PM (Location to be announced soon)

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 14 - apply online now! Interviews will take place Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4. Email questions to or call 828-262-7441.

Published: Mar 26, 2017 12:35pm