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MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS

Multicultural Student Mentoring Program

Overview

The Multicultural Student Mentoring Program (MSMP) facilitates the retention, academic success, holistic development and timely graduation of all minority 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 guidance from a peer mentor
  •  Academic support
  •  Social and cultural events
  •  Free laptop computers for check-out
  •  Volunteer opportunities
  •  Study-skills and personal-development workshops
  • GradesFirst Early Alert Services
  • And much more!

* All students are encouraged to attend MSMP group study sessions, 3 to 6 p.m., Wednesdays in Lindquist 111 and Thursdays in Lindquist 104.

Get Involved in MSMP

There are multiple ways you can get involved with MSMP. 

Become a mentee

You must be a domestic undergraduate minority freshmen, 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 student 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 contact Program Coordinator, Natalie Toney at natalie.toney@wichita.edu.

For additional information about MSMP contact Natalie Toney or MSMP student program assistant, Crystal Davis at MSMP@wichita.edu.