Peer Mentorship Program

peer mentor

Welcome to the peer mentorship program. We’re excited to get students connected! Upper quarter doctor of chiropractic (DC) students will be matched with incoming first quarter DC students by filling out the form below. The peer mentorship program is an easy and fun way to widen your network at UWS. You should be willing to meet with your mentor/mentee a minimum of three times during the quarter for at least one term. Students who sign up to be mentors will be provided with resources and support.

Expectations for Mentors

  • Be knowledgeable about university resources and university policies, or know where to get the correct answers.
  • Be available to meet with the mentee(s) regularly and reliably at an agreed upon time, place and frequency.
  • Have a positive attitude and be a role model of professionalism.
  • Report any concerns to the office of career and professional development.
  • Respect people’s differences and embrace them as a learning opportunity. Cultural sensitivity and awareness of gender-bias are important skills.
  • Be present and be an active listener.
  • Keep conversations confidential unless it is concerning or goes against university policy.
  • Provide feedback to the office of career and professional development about your experience in the mentorship program to ensure continuous improvement.

Expectations for Mentees

  • Be available to meet with your mentor regularly and reliably at an agreed upon time, place and frequency.
  • Be open to expressing your needs and sharing your thoughts.
  • Respect people’s differences and embrace them as a learning opportunity. Cultural sensitivity and awareness of gender-bias are important skills.
  • Be present and be an active listener.
  • Provide feedback to the office of career and professional development about your experience in the mentorship program to ensure continuous improvement.

Resources

Campus Resources

Other Resources

  • Any Emergency/Fire/Ambulance/Police: 911
  • Portland Police Bureau Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333
  • Multnomah County Crisis Line/Portland Women’s Crisis Line: 503-988-4888

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