The Asian American Mentor Program (AAMP) is designed to ease the transition of new students to UIC during their first semester. In the fall, students are assigned into groups with two Peer Mentors and 3-5 new students for personal support and to help get connected to campus resources. All AAMP mentees will also sign up for Global Asian Studies 105, a 1-credit course that will have tutors from the math and writing centers who will help you be successful!
AAMP activities consist of AARCC-sponsored events that include social activities, academic and cultural workshops as well as group outings held on and off campus. Check out AAMP’s Activities and Mentor Pages to see past group activities and current mentors.
What is the role of an AAMP Mentor? AAMP mentors help ease the transition for incoming UIC students by assisting them in accessing campus resources, offering advice, and just being a friendly face to go to for help with student life. Topics that may be addressed range from academics, mental health, dating, family, and beyond. Our mentors are provided with intensive training and resources to become highly equipped and prepared to mentor.
Questions? Come to our Prospective Mentor Info. Sessions!
- Session 1: Wednesday, February 7th @ 2pm, AARCC Conference Room
- Session 2: Friday, February 9th @ 1 pm, AARCC Conference Room
New Mentor Applications (Due February 16th by 5pm):
Returning Mentor Applications (Due February 9th by 5pm)
Applications must be submitted at the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center 101 Taft Hall front desk by 5pm on the specified due date. No electronic applications will be accepted.