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 2019 one-time events and activities

Fall kickoff

Date: Saturday, Sept. 7
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Faculty Dining Room, Bernhard Center
Mandatory for all program staff.

Staff meeting 1

Date: Saturday, Oct. 26
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Faculty Dining Room, Bernhard Center
Mandatory for all program staff.

Staff meeting 2

Date: Saturday, Dec. 7
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Faculty Dining Room, Bernhard Center
Mandatory for all program staff.

Fall 2019 recurring events

Note: There will be no sessions during fall break (Wednesday, Oct. 16 through Friday, Oct. 18) and Thanksgiving break (Wednesday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Nov. 29).

Mentoring for Success Program Study Tables

Day and Times: Mondays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.; Wednesdays from 4 to 6 p.m.; Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Room 2276A (Multipurpose Room), Ellsworth Hall
Description: Open study hours for all MLK Academy, DSS, MI GEAR UP, and TRiO SSP participants. Also open to students affiliated with ODI, Kalamazoo Promise, 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. Snacks will be provided. At the end of the semester, a $50 WMU Bookstore gift card will be awarded to the participant with the highest attendance. 

CAMP Weekly Study Tables

Mondays: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in 1320 Sangren and 4 to 6 p.m. in 2310 Sangren
Tuesdays: 2 to 4 p.m. in 3140 Sangren and 4 to 6 p.m. in 2320 Sangren
Wednesdays: 2 to 4 p.m. in Waldo Library (check in on first floor)
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. Snacks will be provided. At the end of the semester, a $50 WMU Bookstore gift card will be awarded to the participant with the highest attendance.

Spring 2020 one-time events and activities

Spring kickoff

Date: Saturday, Jan. 11
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Faculty Dining Room, Bernhard Center
Mandatory for all program staff.

Staff meeting 1

Date: Saturday, Feb. 15
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Faculty Dining Room, Bernhard Center
Mandatory for all program staff.

Staff meeting 2

Date: Saturday, March 21
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Faculty Dining Room, Bernhard Center
Mandatory for all program staff.

Spring 2020 recurring events

Note: There will be no sessions during spring break (Monday, March 2 through Friday, March 7).