SUCCESS

The SUCCESS Mentoring Program is a mentoring program designed to assist first-generation first year college students in making a successful and enjoyable transition to college by creating a educationally and supportive network in order for them to be successful in their first year at Texas Woman’s University.                                               

Peer associations are important in creating opportunities for leadership and cultural support and can provide a supportive educational environment aimed at student development and academic success.

Applications Open

Mentee Application
We are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year for mentees and the learning community. Only 40 spots are available in the program and the priority deadline to apply is Friday, March 16, 2018.

Mentee Application

Mentor Application
We are currently accepting applications for Peer Mentors. The application deadline for TWU Juniors and Seniors to serve as Peer Mentors has been extended to Friday, March 30, 2018.

Mentor Application

Program Goals

  • Guide and support first generation college students at TWU.
  • Create a socially and academically supportive network of mentors and peers.
  • Facilitate social interaction, leadership development, and educational success.
  • Assist in the retention and ultimate graduation of SUCCESS participants.

Programming

All SUCCESS sponsored programs planned throughout the year by the mentoring staff will cover the areas of social interaction, educational success, leadership development, and community involvement.

Benefits of a Mentoring Relationship

  • Gain encouragement from mentor to excel academically, socially, and culturally while making a smooth transition into college life.
  • Acquire knowledge that will be useful as you prepare for your profession.
  • Gain assistance in identifying career and academic goals.
  • Gain unique experiences working one-on-one with a mentor.
  • Gain support for your success in the university community.
  • Develop a lasting relationship with a mentor.