Student Advocacy & Prevention Awareness

Peer Alliance

Peer Mentorship Opportunity

Hofstra's Peer Alliance Program connects students through mentorship and cocurricular learning. We are currently offering six different mentor tracks: Global (International), PRISM (LGBTQIA+), Commuter, Transfer, Access, and Diversity peer mentors. Applications are currently open and will close on March 1st.

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Peer Alliance

Please contact PeerAlliance@hofstra.edu with any questions or concerns.

Access Mentors

Student Access Services (SAS) houses this Peer Alliance track. The Access Peer Mentor (APM) program focuses on providing a positive and intentional social and academic transition to Hofstra through connectivity and regular connections. The APM program supports and fosters a comprehensive and empowering University environment by recognizing the need for proactive involvement in dialogue, to build a unified campus community that celebrates and welcomes students with disabilities. The APM program is designed to produce a group of student leaders who embody the PRIDE Principles, stand in solidarity with those who are feeling marginalized or underrepresented, and support students as they transition into Hofstra.

Apply Now! Access Mentor Application

Commuter Mentors

Off-Campus Living and Commuting Student Services houses this Peer Alliance track. For more information, visit hofstra.edu/commuting or email commuters@hofstra.edu. The Commuter Mentor branch of Peer Alliance is dedicated to welcoming commuter students to Hofstra University. We seek to encourage student involvement, foster genuine connections, and supply students with resources to comfortably and confidently acclimate to the Hofstra community.

Apply Now! Commuter Mentor Application

Diversity Peer Mentor

Intercultural Engagement and Inclusion (IEI) houses this Peer Alliance track. Diversity Peer Mentor (DPM) program focuses on providing a positive and intentional social and academic transition to Hofstra through connectivity and regular connections. The DPM program supports and fosters a comprehensive and empowering University environment by recognizing the need for proactive involvement in dialogue, to build a unified campus community that celebrates and welcomes diversity. The DPM program is designed to produce a group of student leaders who embody the PRIDE Principles, stand in solidarity with those who are feeling marginalized or underrepresented, and support students as they transition into Hofstra.

Apply Now! Diversity Peer Mentor Application

Global Mentors

International Student Affairs houses this Peer Alliance track. For more information, visit hofstra.edu/globalmentors. Global Mentors provide pre-arrival communication to a group of students, help with international student orientation and arrival services, and provide support to the new international students throughout their first semester. Global Mentors who are selected into the program act as intercultural liaisons to the new international students to aid them with their adjustment to life at Hofstra and in the U.S.

Apply Now! Global Mentor Application

PRISM Mentors

Intercultural Engagement and Inclusion (IEI) houses this Peer Alliance track. For more information, visit hofstra.edu/IEI or email IEI@hofstra.edu. The Hofstra University Prism Peer Mentorship program is designed to connect and pair Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and A/sexual/romantic (LGBTQIA+) first-year students with upper class mentors from across campus. Focusing on providing a positive and intentional social and academic transition to Hofstra through connectivity and regular connections with fellow members of the LGBTQIA+ community across campus.

After training on the tenets of PRISM (Positivity, Respect, Intentionality, Student-Focus, and Mentorship), mentors will be ready to provide incoming students who opt into the program with a worthwhile experience and transition into life at Hofstra University. Please keep in mind that this is at least a one semester commitment to meet regularly with your first-year mentee and take them to an array of programs to help them transition life at Hofstra.

Apply Now! PRISM Mentor Application

Transfer Mentors

The Office of Student Leadership and Engagement houses this Peer Alliance track. For more information, visit hofstra.edu/OSLE or email OSLE@hofstra.edu. A Transfer Mentor conveys information and provides peer guidance and social support to a small cohort of new transfer students. Transfer Mentors nominated to join the program will collaborate with their paired colleagues to aid in navigating and easing their transition into the Hofstra community.

Apply Now! Transfer Peer Mentor Application


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