Peer Mentors

Meet your Peer Mentors

 ryan
Ryan Ploch-Branscum

 Ryan.ploch-branscum@sjsu.edu

Major:
Counselor Education
Hometown: 
San Jose, CA
Favorite Food:
Pizza

Mary
Mary Cabanayan

Mary.Cabanayan @sjsu.edu


Major:
Counselor Education
Hometown: 
San Jose, CA
Favorite Food:
Sushi

erika
Erika Onyeise

Erika.Onyeise@sjsu.edu



Major:
Psychology
Hometown: 
San Diego, CA
Favorite Food:
Seafood Boil

 starr
Starr Kong

Starr.Kong@sjsu.edu


Major:
Psychology
Hometown: 
Stockston, CA
Favorite Food:
Ramen & Pasta

 carmen
Carmen Chan Xu

carmen.chanxu@sjsu.edu

Major:
Counselor Education
Hometown: 
San Francisco, CA
Favorite Food:
Ethiopian Food

 alex
Alex Montenegro

alexchristian.montenegro
@sjsu.edu
Major:
Psychology
Hometown: 
Los Angeles, CA
Favorite Food:
Sushi/Streak/Chicken


Frequently Asked Questions :

  • Where do I check in for my weekly peer mentor meeting?

Students can check in on the laptop at the front desk in ACCESS which is located in Clark Hall, Room 240.

  • I cannot meet with my peer mentor this week, what should I do?

Email your peer mentor as soon as possible with the following:

1. Why you cannot make the meeting

2. Whether the peer mentor is available to reschedule their meeting with you

Note: Rescheduled meetings are only available to students with extenuating circumstances that prevent them from coming to their meeting.

  • How many appointments can I miss?

Students are strongly encouraged to attend all of their weekly peer mentor meetings. However, students are allowed to miss up to 3 peer mentor meetings over the course of the semester. If a student misses more than 3 meetings, their course registration for the next semester will be delayed.

Note: After your third missed meeting, you must see a probation advisor to discuss the missed meetings.

  • What is the grace period if I am late to my appointment?

Students are allowed a 5 minute grace period when attending meetings. Please plan accordingly.

  • Which advisors do I meet with for my probation meetings?

 

  • Can Joe also help me with GE questions?

Yes!

  • How do I set up a meeting with my probation advisor?

You can set up a meeting with an advisor via Spartan Connect. Click on the link on the front page of the ACCESS website.

  • What are the check-in dates to meet with either probation advisors for my probation meetings? 

First Meeting: between (dates for Spring 2020 TBA)

Second Meeting: between(dates for Spring 2020 TBA)