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A peer mentoring program offered to 1st year students attending Northwestern CT Community College



Discover support through Peer2Peer

NCCC’s peer mentoring program, Peer2Peer, partners you with a peer mentor to help you adjust to college life. Peer mentors are students just like you! They are either second or third year students, or are alumni of Northwestern who have continued

on in their college education. All peer mentors have completed training and are excited to help you Be Successful! Together you’ll navigate your first year at Northwestern.

Peer mentees

Peer mentees are students who would like an extra level of guidance and support as they experience college life at NCCC. This is a stipend awarded commitment. Any interested 1st year student can apply to be a peer mentee. More information here

Deadline to apply is September 17th, 2021.

Mentee application

Peer mentors

Peer mentors are students who support their mentees by checking in with them, listening to their concerns, helping them learn about campus resources and events, and informing them of important academic processes and deadlines. This is a paid position, with training required. Any interested 2nd year student or NCCC alumni is encouraged to apply.

Deadline to apply is August 20th, 2021.

Mentor application

As part of the Achieving The Dream (ATD) initiative to increase student success, NCCC is piloting this program for 2021-2022, helping to build an institutional culture of mentorship for all students, addressing diversity, equity and inclusion. This project is supported through the Northwestern CT Foundation, Northwest Community Bank of Winsted, the Greenwood Scholarship Foundation, Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board, and the Team Success Scholars program of Northwestern CT Community College.

For more information contact Susan Dichter, Jessie DePonte or Jane O’Grady