What is it?
Peer2Peer (P2P) is
a program designed to help both upper classmen and lower classmen grow as students,
leaders and members of the Berry Community. Our goal is to provide them
with an opportunity to grow in the Berry community through the mentoring
Who can do it?
is open to all Berry students but is limited to freshman being mentored by
sophomores, juniors and seniors. We believe that this structure is most
beneficial because while both parties can learn from each other, we do believe
that the upper classmen have more leadership as well as more college experience
When and how often are the meetings?
meetings with your mentor/mentee will be held for one hour once every
month at a place and time of your choosing. Also, we encourage you to meet with
your P2P partner weekly to keep a current update on their progress and life.
What do I get
out of it?
get credit for volunteer hours that can go towards building your resume.
get the privilege of having a mentor and friend to assist them in getting
through the academic year.
Where are the
be held on campus (dorm hall lobbies, Dhall, Valhalla, Krannert, etc) or you
can choose to have your meetings off campus (over dinner, while running
errands, grocery shopping, etc). We do not restrict you to staying on campus
although there are various opportunities to hang out on campus like at MISP
events, KCAB events, Mountain Day, Marthapalooza, Campus Outreach, and many
What will I be
mentoring/ mentored about?
mentoring program will not only be centered around academics, but also on
planning for the future and life in general. This program is meant to be an
extension of the BCC 100 First- Year Experience mentoring program, but instead
of one mentor per class, each mentor will be assigned to their own mentee for
an entire academic year.