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OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Multicultural Student Mentoring Program

The Multicultural Student Mentoring Program (MSMP) facilitates the retention, academic success, holistic development and timely graduation of all underrepresented students at WSU, through academic support services, educational and cultural programming, interpersonal relationships and mentoring.

By participating in MSMP, students will be able to:
  • Appreciate other students from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrate accountability for their learning experiences and academic success
  • Identify key university resources that will assist them in their retention and graduation
  • Effectively practice developmental skills such as time management, study skills  and career planning
  • Create relationships with a network of peers, faculty and staff on campus
Overall Benefits of MSMP
  • Free one-on-one tutoring and group study sessions
  • Individual attention from a peer mentor
  • Opportunities for leadership/professional development and involvement
  • Access to academic support and resources
  • Free Microsoft Surface 2 RT tablets and laptops for check-out
  • Community service opportunities
  • Study skills and personal development workshops
  • And much more!
Get Involved with Multicultural Student Mentoring Program

There are multiple ways you can get involved with MSMP:

Become a Mentee

You must be a domestic undergraduate underrepresented freshman, sophomore or a new transfer student at Wichita State University. Apply now to be a mentee!

Become a Student Mentor

You must be a sophomore, junior or senior at Wichita State University, who is willing to give individual attention to underrepresented students. Apply now to be a peer mentor!

Become a Professional Mentor

We are seeking Wichita State alumni and community members who work in an a variety of businesses and industry to mentor WSU students.  Through this program, you will have the opportunity to support and guide these students as they begin to navigate through the professional world. Apply now to be a professional mentor!

Become a Tutor

Provide one-on-one academic support to students within MSMP. Some of the benefits of being a tutor include increased self esteem and confidence, learn by teaching and get paid for helping others. To apply to be a tutor, please contact Natalie Toney, Program Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion, at natalie.toney@wichita.edu.

For additional information or general questions about MSMP, please contact Natalie Toney at natalie.toney@wichita.edu or the MSMP Student Intern at msmp@wichita.edu.