Floor Mentors

The Learning Community Floor Mentor role will assist in fulfilling the mission of the Learning Community Program as well as supporting the initiatives and supporting the overall success of their respective communities. Mentors will be a resource to Learning Community students, provide advice and support during their transition, and be a positive role model. Floor Mentors will work in collaboration with all members of the LC Leadership Team including directors, support team, instructors, staff, graduate assistants, and hall directors, as well as other student leaders such as resident assistants, FYE mentors and other floor mentors.


  • Commit to living on the floor of the respective Learning Community
  • Be available and approachable for students and respond promptly to questions
    • Holding office hours or notifying students of specific times that you are available to students
    • Responding to emails, text messages, social media or other agreed upon modes of communication within 24 hours (Excluding emergencies or other time sensitive matters)
  • Planning and implementing community events in collaboration other student leaders
    • Specific number of events and theme/topic will be decided in collaboration with the director
  • Utilize social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn) to communicate and connect with the students in the community
  • Support and respect the resident assistant and their role, including but not limited to: referring students to resident assistant for residential issues, health and safety issues that pertain to individual students or to the community as a whole, and student conduct issues
  • Attend Learning Community events (events offered by both the Learning Community Program and the individual community)
  • Attend all Learning Community Leadership Team meetings
  • Be proactive in connecting students to resources and opportunities on campus
  • Develop an inclusive community that is supportive and accepting of all individuals
  • Attend all required trainings, meetings, and events.


  • A member of a Learning Community for at least one year
  • Accepted to return to live in the Learning Community for the coming year
  • Full time undergraduate student in good academic standing with the University
  • Dedicated to the Learning Community Program with demonstrated past involvement
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of the Learning Community Leadership team
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Invested in the academic, social, and personal success of Learning Community students
  • Demonstrated high levels of maturity, professionalism, critical thinking skills, and sound decision making

 Terms of Contract:

  • Learning Community Floor Mentors hold a term of one academic year
  • Floor Mentors are representatives of the Learning Community Program and must act as such in the greater University community
  • Learning Community Floor Mentors must uphold the Student Code, the On Campus Housing Contract, and the University policies
  • If the requirements, duties and obligations of this position are not met, the Learning Community Program has the right to terminate the contract, thus ending the term of this role