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Application Process

Interested in making a positive impact on first-year students? Want to help others avoid some of the mistakes you made during your first semester? Are you excited about guiding students through the challenges and adventures of college life? If the answer is yes, apply to be a FIG mentor.
Learn about the FIG mentor position and mentor commitments.

Application Requirements

Application deadline has passed

Submit the following by the deadline

  • Online Peer Mentor Application
    • Select the appropriate application after logging in with your UT EID and password.
    • Compose answers in a word processor or text editor first, then copy and paste into the application.
  • Recommendation Forms
    • Recommendations must be submitted by a UT faculty, staff, or student
    • Current FIG Mentors may submit recommendation forms
    • Returning FIG Mentor applicants do not need to submit recommendation forms
    • Forms must be submitted via the Recommendation Form Link

Interviews

Candidates will be selected for interviews based upon the strength of their applications and letters of recommendation. Selected students will receive an email with the time, date and further information on what to expect. Bring a copy of your resume to your interview.

Interviews will be held December 9 and 10, 2013 before finals begin. FIG staff members and departmental staff members will help with the interview process. Final decisions will be emailed to all applicants by early January.

Interview conflicts will be handled on a case-by-case basis. You are expected to be available for the