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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
  • 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

When becoming a mentee within MSMP, your expectations are:

  • Engage with your assigned MSMP Peer Mentor
  • Attend at least two campus events with your MSMP Peer Mentor
  • Complete ten (10) hours of community service
  • Meet once a month with the Retention Coordinator
  • Maintain a minimum 2.50 GPA

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

Become a Peer 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 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 the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at diversity@wichita.edu.


Already in the Multicultural Student Mentoring Program?

Here are some available resources that you benefit for being in this program:

Tutor Request

Are you needing assistance and would like to request for tutoring? Click here to submit a tutoring request!

YOU MUST BE ENROLLED IN THE MULTICULTURAL STUDENT MENTORING PROGRAM TO PROCEED.

Quick Tutoring Help

For your convenience, we have provided you with additional academic resources for your success. Click here to look at our wide range of resources.

Ready 2 Work - Professional Development Program

The Ready 2 Work Program (R2W) pairs sophomores, juniors and seniors with experienced professionals in the community to mentor and begin preparing students for the workforce. In addition, students will have access to workshops covering resume building, interview skills, appropriate dress for the workplace and many more. Click here to apply today!

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!

Multicultural Scholarship Index

There are numerous scholarship opportunities available for underrepresented students throughout the United States. The information and links contained within this directory by no means respresent a comprehensive list of every available underrepresented scholarship opportunity. We have compiled a database of scholarship opportunities to which we have knowledge. Most of these websites have access to databases with thousands of scholarships giving away billions of dollars. Click here to access this index!

Other Resources
  • Free Microsoft Surface™ 2 RT tablets and laptops for check-out
  • Community service opportunities
  • Study skills and personal development workshops

For additional information or general questions about MSMP, please contact MSMP Student Intern at msmp@wichita.edu or call the office at (316) 978-3034.