Peer Mentors

Peer mentors are students who assist others with their transition to SJSU through offering support, resources, and workshops. Peer mentors have navigated through the college experience and are well versed in all aspects of what it’s like to be a student at SJSU. They serve as your guides to the university experience, and are here to support and empower incoming students through their academic and social transition to SJSU.

Peer Mentor Areas of Support

  • Study strategies 
  • Time management 
  • Tips to prevent procrastination 
  • Events and campus involvement
  • Navigating MySJSU Tools 
  • Adapting to life at SJSU
  • Resource referrals 
  • Personal challenges

Undergraduate Peer Mentors


In person and Zoom options are available. Sign up for an advising session via Spartan Connect or email Alina and Maritza directly

Graduate Peer Mentor
Desirae McNeil

Spring Semester Hours:

Thursdays: 1:00-4:00 pm (in person SH 106)
Fridays: 10:00am-1:00pm (via Zoom)

Email Desirae at to schedule an appointment