Living-Learning Community Peer Mentor

Interested in programming? Do you like to make a difference? Is mentoring a skill of yours? If so, why not apply to be a Peer Mentor for the Living-Learning Communities?

Living Learning Communities at The University of AkronBoth graduate and undergraduate students can be Peer Mentors. Peer Mentors are members of the Department of Residence Life and Housing and are compensated positions staffed and housed in one of the 18 Living-Learning Communities. They strive to work in conjunction with the Resident Assistant in the community.

For 2015-16, all Living-Learning Communities are located in either Spicer or South Residence Hall. Along with LLC staff, the peer mentor is responsible for programming, mentoring and collaborating with an LLC Faculty Advisor specific to the interest group or academic aspiration. The Peer Mentor helps first-year students transition to college life through social and educational programming.

From Outdoor Adventure to ROTC; Business to Pre-Med, there is a Living-Learning Community available to hundreds of students per academic year. Will you be there?

See the list of communities

Selection and hiring information

Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, April 8 at 3 p.m. Please submit all materials ATTN: Lauren Thompson to Ritchie Hall. Interviews will be conducted March 19 & 20 for early applicants and will continue following spring break on April 13-15. Applicants will have the opportunity to select from preferred interview times should an interview be extended.

Peer mentor positions


  • Army ROTC
  • Athletic Training
  • Communications
  • Fine Arts
  • First2GO!
  • Health Professions
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Pre-Med
  • Speech Language Pathology & Audiology


  • Business
  • Choose Ohio First-STEM
  • Community Service
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Men in Engineering
  • Women in Engineering

LLC Leadership Application

LLC Student Leader Booklet


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