The Disability Center’s Peer Mentor Program pairs incoming and current students together — empowering students by connecting them with resources, services and a supportive community. Mentees gain access to Mizzou’s supportive disabled community through workshops, networking opportunities and meetings with mentors.
Become a Mentee
Mentees are students connected to the Disability Center who seek guidance in navigating Mizzou’s campus, resources and building a supportive network. Benefits of becoming a Mentee:
- A direct connection to Mizzou resources.
- Communication and self-advocacy skills.
- A deep connection to Mizzou’s disabled community.
Not currently connected to the Disability Center? Fill out the New Student Application to get started.
Become a Mentor
Mentors serve as role models, helping mentees navigate the transition to Mizzou and build a sense of belonging on campus. By becoming a mentor, Disability Center students can become a leader in Mizzou’s disabled community, while building personal and professional relationships alongside their peers. Benefits of becoming a mentor:
- A leadership role in the community.
- Communication skills through supporting mentees.
- Practical experience to apply and develop professional skills.
Ready to become a mentor? Contact Kristin Mossman at email@example.com to get started. Please note, there will be a review process to ensure those interested are the right fit.