The African American Student Initiatives (AASI) Mentor Program was developed to assist African American first-year students in their transition to college; easing their academic and social adjustment to Northern Kentucky University (NKU). AASI Mentors will work with, and on behalf of, the department to provide intentional peer guidance, counsel and support, as well as assist with departmental programs, services and activities during the academic year and summer (both required) designed to:
AASI Mentors will be paired with incoming students for a period of no less than one year and will serve as a resource to help orient them to the university, while also promoting their holistic development and well being. Departmental responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
*Mentors chosen as “Lead Mentors” will be expected to work between 10-15 hours in African American Student Initiatives. All other program mentors will be expected to come into AASI to hold designated “office hour(s)” at least one hour per week. Lead Mentors will be required to fill out an additional application on the Human Resources website.
For full consideration interested students must submit a completed application.
Application for AASI Mentor 2023-2024
(Please contact AASI for more information)
We are looking for NKU R.O.C.K.S. Mentors for the 2023-24 Academic Year!
We are looking for amazing leaders for the NKU ROCKS Mentor Program! Please note: The 3 Lead Mentor positions are paid student positions.
Applications close Monday, April 10.
NKU R.O.C.K.S. Lead Mentors are held to a high standard and will be expected to aid in program planning and facilitation of the NKU R.O.C.K.S. Program, training of new NKU R.O.C.K.S. Mentors, and be brand ambassadors for the NKU R.O.C.K.S. program and AASI.
You will be expected to always convey a sense of community that is a part of the NKU community and of the AASI family. Many times, the NKU R.O.C.K.S. program is the first opportunity students get to see our student leaders in action, so we want to ensure they have the best experience possible!