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.

  • Screenshot of staff members during a virtual staff meeting on Webex.

    Virtual Team Meeting

    Program staff continue to collaborate and stay connected through virtual means during times of social distancing.

Fall 2021 one-time events and activities

Fall 2021 Kickoff

Date: Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021
Time: 10 to noon
Location: Flagpoles
Mandatory for all program staff.

October Virtual Staff Meeting

Date: Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021
Time: 10 to noon
Location: Teams (tentative)
Mandatory for all program staff.

November Virtual Staff Meeting

Date: Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021
Time: 10 to noon
Location: Teams (tentative)
Mandatory for all program staff.

Fall 2021 recurring events

Math and Science Study Tables

(No session during fall break from Wednesday, Oct. 20 to Friday, Oct. 22, 2021; no session during Thanksgiving break from Wednesday, Nov. 24 to Friday, Nov. 26)
Tuesdays: noon to 1 p.m. on Webex (Please check our Instagram before each session for login information.)
Thursdays: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in 212 Bernhard Center 
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 or Target gift card will be awarded to the participants with the highest attendance.

Business Study Tables

(No session during fall break from Wednesday, Oct. 20 to Friday, Oct. 22, 2021; no session during Thanksgiving break from Wednesday, Nov. 24 to Friday, Nov. 26)
Mondays: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Webex (Please check our Instagram before each session for login information.)
Tuesdays: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in 212 Bernhard Center 
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 or Target gift card will be awarded to the participants with the highest attendance. 

Social Sciences Study Tables

(No session during fall break from Wednesday, Oct. 20 to Friday, Oct. 22, 2021; no session during Thanksgiving break from Wednesday, Nov. 24 to Friday, Nov. 26)
Subjects: TBD
Day and Times: Thursdays, 3:30 to 4:30 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 or Target gift card will be awarded to the participants with the highest attendance. 

CAMP Weekly Study Tables

(No session during fall break from Monday, Oct. 18 to Friday, Oct. 22; no session during Thanksgiving break from Monday, Nov. 22 to Friday, Nov. 26)
Days, Times, and Locations: Mondays from 4 to 6 p.m. in Sangren 4510, Tuesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Sangren 4715, Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Sangren 4530, Thursdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Sangren 4310
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 2022 one-time events and activities

Spring 2022 Kickoff

Date: Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022
Time: 10 to noon
Location: TBD
Mandatory for all program staff.

February Virtual Staff Meeting

Date: Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022
Time: 10 to noon
Location: TBD
Mandatory for all program staff.

March Virtual Staff Meeting

Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Time: 10 to noon
Location: TBD
Mandatory for all program staff.

Spring 2022 recurring events

Math and Science Study Tables

(No session during spring recess from Monday, March 7 to Friday, March 11, 2022)
Day and Times: TBD
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

(No session during spring recess from Monday, March 7 to Friday, March 11, 2022)
Day and Times: TBD
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

(No session during spring recess from Monday, March 7 to Friday, March 11, 2022)
Subjects: TBD
Day and Times: TBD
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

(No session during spring recess from Monday, March 7 to Friday, March 11, 2022)
Day and Times: TBD
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.