Student Parent Social
When? Thursday, January 21 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Vegetarian lunch will be served.
More details to come.
Does it seem like you are the only student on campus with family responsibilities?
A mentor can share with you valuable tips and candid advice to help you balance the demands of caring for children with academic commitments in a safe and supportive environment. You may want to connect with a mentor to chat about:
How to get a mentor
Send us an email at email@example.com and we will assign a mentor to you. You and the peer mentor can choose the best way to communicate. Our mentors are available to meet on a variety of dates and times.
Peer Mentor Drop-in Hours
Our Peer Mentor Coordinator will also be available for you to speak to on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. during the Fall term. As well, a peer mentor will be available on Wednesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. during the Fall term.
We will also be hosting some exciting Peer Mentor Mix & Mingle events, so stay tuned for more details!
Who are our mentors
Our peer mentors are University of Toronto students from diverse backgrounds - men and women, undergraduates and graduates, some are dealing with elder care and others with child care responsibilities or some with both.
Please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or call 416.978.0951.
Apply to be a Student Parent Mentor!
Are you a student with family responsibilities juggling family life and studies? Have you been at U of T for a year? Become a mentor and share your strategies and insights with your peers. This activity will be officially recognized with a notation in your transcripts and can be listed in your resume/CV!
Please fill out an application form and return it to email@example.com by August 25, 2017.
Mentor training is mandatory. Please speak with us if you are not available to attend training.
Training and time commitment:
Mentors commit to attending a training session before the school year starts, one-on-one meetings with their mentees, and social events for a total commitment of 10 hours from September to March as detailed below. Mentors are always asked whether they can take a mentee or not.
Student parent mentors will:
The Student Parent Mentorship Program is an approved activity for the Co-Curricular Record (CCR). In order for your volunteer work as a Student Parent Mentor to be recognized on the CCR you must complete the activities as outlined for the program, and you will be required to submit a self-reflection piece at the end of the academic year.
For further information on the program, please view the Information Guide.