Maroon Mentors

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Overview

The Maroon Mentors program connects incoming First-generation, Low-income, and/or Immigrant (FLI) students with peer upperclassmen mentors. Through weekly informal check-ins, sponsored programs and outings, our mentor families help each other navigate the College environment, providing support and resources to successfully adapt and transition to college life.

You may contact Talaya  LeGette, tlegette@uchicago.edu, with any questions about the program.


2019-2020 Recruitment

We are currently seeking upperclassmen and incoming first-year students to participate in Maroon Mentors.  If you are interested in participating as either a mentee or mentor, please complete and submit the appropriate Maroon Mentor Application below.  

Mentee Expectations

Incoming first-year students selected for participation in Maroon Mentors as mentees are expected to:

  • maintain open and clear communication with their mentor and mentor families 
  • attend mandatory programs and mentor family outings as scheduled
  • be willing to engage in small group activities and Maroon Mentor social media forums to build community

In return, mentees can expect:

  • weekly one-on-one outreach from their mentor 
  • planned group outings with their mentor family 
  • quarterly programs and activities to support mentees with their transition to the College
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2019-2020 Mentee Application:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/maroonmentees

 

Mentor Responsibilities

For more information about mentor responsibilities please review the Mentor Job Description.

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2019-2020 New Mentor Application*:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/maroonmentors                                      *Current mentors who would like to reapply for a mentor position should complete the application for returners.

 


Current Mentors, 2018-2019

Jose Reyes, 3rd year

Sharon Lopez, 4th year

Paulina Torres, 4th year

JT Johnson, 4th year

Moises Rodriguez Cruz, 3rd year

Janice Chen, 3rd year

Ayling Dominguez, 4th year

Mohammed Bashier, 3rd year

Kevin Li, 2nd year

David Gonzalez-Velez, 2nd year

Kristen Lubawski, 4th year

Jess Mora, 3rd year

Jacqueline Ortiz, 4th year

Gabino Sanchez, 3rd year

Elizabeth Koh, 3rd year

Christian Porras, 3rd year

Lissette Gonzalez-Flores, 2nd year

Ashhad Qureshi, 3rd year

Nivedina Sarma, 3rd year

May Malone, 4th year