Events and Activities

  • A group of peer mentors gathering around a table during a meeting.

    Professional development

    Staff members take advantage of various opportunities around campus for professional development.

  • Four peer mentors sitting around the table during a workshop.

    Team-building and staff bonding

    Peer mentors and group leaders learn new skills and approaches while developing their relationships with one another.

  • Student employees sitting in a circle for a group activity.

    Facilitation skills development opportunities

    Program staff take turns facilitating various training programs and staff development activities.

Fall 2020 one-time events and activities

Fall Virtual Kickoff

Date: Saturday, Sept. 5
Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Webex
Mandatory for all program staff.

October Virtual Staff Meeting

Date: Saturday, Oct. 10
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Location: Webex
Mandatory for all program staff.

November Virtual Staff Meeting

Date: Saturday, Nov. 14
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Location: Webex
Mandatory for all program staff.

Fall 2020 recurring events

Math and Science Study Tables

(Starting Monday, Sept. 14)
Day and Times: Mondays 2 to 3 p.m.; Tuesdays 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Webex (Please check our Instagram before each session for login information.)
Description: Open study hours for all MLK Academy, DSS, Kalamazoo Promise, MI GEAR UP, and TRiO SSP participants. Also open to students affiliated with ODI and LBGT Student Services who meet the eligibility requirements. Please register here before attending your first session. Mentoring for Success Program academic mentors will be available to provide tutoring and answer questions. At the end of the semester, a $25 or $50 WMU Bookstore gift card will be awarded to the participants with the highest attendance. 

Business Study Tables

(Starting Tuesday, Sept. 15)
Day and Times: Tuesdays 11 a.m. to noon; Wednesdays 2 to 3 p.m.
Location: Webex (Please check our Instagram before each session for login information.)
Description: Open study hours for all MLK Academy, DSS, Kalamazoo Promise, MI GEAR UP, and TRiO SSP participants. Also open to students affiliated with ODI and LBGT Student Services who meet the eligibility requirements. Please register here before attending your first session. Mentoring for Success Program academic mentors will be available to provide tutoring and answer questions. At the end of the semester, a $25 or $50 WMU Bookstore gift card will be awarded to the participants with the highest attendance. 

Social Sciences Study Tables

(Starting Thursday, Sept. 17)
Subjects: GWS, HOL, HSV, PSY, SOC
Day and Times: Thursdays 2 to 3 p.m.
Location: Webex (Please check our Instagram before each session for login information.)
Description: Open study hours for all MLK Academy, DSS, Kalamazoo Promise, MI GEAR UP, and TRiO SSP participants. Also open to students affiliated with ODI and LBGT Student Services who meet the eligibility requirements. Please register here before attending your first session. Mentoring for Success Program academic mentors will be available to provide tutoring and answer questions. At the end of the semester, a $25 or $50 WMU Bookstore gift card will be awarded to the participants with the highest attendance. 

CAMP Weekly Study Tables

(Starting Tuesday, Sept. 8)
Day and Times: Mondays and Tuesdays from 3 to 5 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: Zoom (CAMP staff will provide login information.)
Description: Open study hours for all CAMP participants. Please register here before attending your first session. Mentoring for Success Program academic mentors will be available to provide tutoring and answer questions. At the end of the semester, a $25 or $50 WMU Bookstore gift card will be awarded to the participants with the highest attendance.

Spring 2021 one-time events and activities

Information will be forthcoming.

Spring 2021 recurring events

Information will be forthcoming.