WRI 1100 mentors are asked to:
- give students additional guidance with study, writing, and research
- offer resources regarding learning strategies,
- build mentoring relationships with class members, and
- refer students to other campus services as appropriate.
WRI 1100 mentors also benefit from the chance to:
- develop a collaborative relationship with a faculty member,
- encourage students in their learning and academic success,
- hone their own interpersonal, academic, leadership, and teaching skills, and
- receive 4000-level academic credit toward graduation.
WRI 1100 mentor positions for each quarter are filled on a rolling basis, so indicating interest early increases the possibility of participation. The position description outlines academic mentor qualifications, typical responsibilities, and details regarding academic credit.