Peer Mentors

What's a Peer Mentor?

A Peer Mentor is a fellow student who has some experience navigating college life, is familiar with the student support resources available, and is trained in supportive communication skills. They can help with understanding college policy and procedures, accessing appropriate college and community services, and with educational goal setting and problem solving.

How do I get one?

Many students have been assigned a Peer Mentor automatically. Your Peer Mentor will reach out to you through your GCC e-mail throughout the semester.

If you do not have a Peer Mentor and would like one, complete the form found HERE.

If you have any questions about Peer Mentoring, contact Holly at the e-mail below.

To apply to become a Peer Mentor, click HERE!  

Applications for Fall 2024 are due April 18, 2024.

This position pays $15.50/hour in your first semester and $16/hour in subsequent semesters.

Applicants must
  • Have completed two consecutive semester OR twelve credits at GCC
  • Be enrolled in a in a degree or certificate program or be a dual enrollment student
  • Be in good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Be willing to devote up to 7 hours a week to the program through the fall semester starting with mandatory training that begins August 5


For more information, contact
Holly Kosisky, Coordinator of Student Success

Office Phone: 413-775-1489
Voice or Text: 413-238-1495