Role of a Mentor

  1. A knowledgeable guide for new students.
  2. A thoughtful facilitator who provides access to people and resources.
  3. A role model and advocate

Responsibilities of Mentor

  • Participation in multiple training sessions with varied topics.

Mentor and Educator:
  • Participate in social media interactions (Facebook) with new students during summer break.
  • Maintain regular contact with new students.
  • Work both independently and as part of a team with fellow Peer Mentors and Student Assistants.
  • Attend and participate in all training sessions and meetings.
  • Understand and abide by all Hamilton College policies.
  • Serve as a positive academic and social role model.
  • Educate new students about various resources and student services available at Hamilton.
  • Maintain confidentiality with any shared information.
  • Coordinate and facilitate social and educational programs as desired or needed.
  • Complete formal program evaluations.
  • Discuss any mentee concerns with the Student Assistants or Program Director.
  • Participate in and complete all other duties as assigned.


Contact Name

Director of International Student Services


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