Peer Mentorship Program

Mentors: Academic & Personal Success (MAPS)

The MAPS Peer Mentorship Program provides peer-to-peer mentorship experiences for first-year students at Mount Royal University. Recognizing the importance of supporting students as they transition into university, this program empowers both the mentor and mentee to establish relationships and hone their academic skills through education, culture, community and wellness. The MAPS program is committed to supporting student success.



Be a Peer Mentor

Peer Mentors in the program will:

  • Support first-year students transitioning into MRU through a mutually rewarding experience
  • Develop mentorship and leadership skills
  • Gain valuable leadership and community service experience to include on your resume and scholarship applications
  • Increase feelings of connectedness and belonging within the MRU community

For the full role description, click here.

MAPS Peer Mentor applications for 2020-2021 are now closed!

If you have questions or would like to inquire about submitting a late application, feel free to email



Work with a Peer Mentor

First-year students (mentees) in the program will:

  • Connect with an experienced MRU student in their program
  • Develop strategies to successfully transition into university life
  • Understand the supports and services available for personal and academic success
  • Increase their sense of belonging within the MRU community

Applications to work with a peer mentor for the 2020-2021 academic year will open in August 2020.

First-year students can complete this form to "express interest" in the program and access some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Students who provide us with their contact information will be emailed more information and the mentee application form when it is available in early August.

If you have questions, feel free to email

Why work with a Peer Mentor?

Check out the video below to hear about the value of working with a peer mentor:




We encourage all students to pursue their passions and explore all of the great opportunities on campus to develop their leadership skills and gain valuable leadership experience. Visit Student Leadershipto learn more!


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