The Commuter Mentor Program (CSM) connects incoming first-year and transfer commuter students to an upperclassmen commuter students for the fall term.
The CSM’s are familiar with the many resources and opportunities that Monmouth University has to offer. They can assist the new commuter students by helping them make the transition to life at college, while also guiding them through the many programs and resources that can be found at Monmouth University. The CSM’s use a number of approaches (i.e., digital, social media, one on one, group activities) to help their new commuter students (mentees) as they endeavor to make a connection to life at Monmouth University.
Learn more about becoming a CSM
If you are a returning undergraduate commuter or off campus student, consider becoming a CSM. Select the link below to learn more about what goes into being a CSM. Please note, the CSM program has selected its mentors for 2020.
Why new and transfer commuter students should request a CSM:
- Identify career and academic support resources.
- Learn how to get connected (i.e., people, places, involvement).
- Learn more about the University’s programs, departments and resources.
- Receive information and get questions answered about being a student at Monmouth University.
First-year commuter students who participate in New Student Orientation will have an opportunity to request a CSM.
Following New Student Orientation, the CSM’s will begin to contact their students via social media, texting, email and/or phone calls. As the fall semester begins, CSM’s stay in regular contact with their students to answer questions, provide guidance on topics such as career and academic support, help students get involved, while also well highlighting important institutional deadlines.
Click here to complete a Fall 2020 Commuter Student Mentor Request Form