Student Success and Retention

Students blowing bubbles
Students on campus tour
Student tour on campus
Orientation Student Staff
Students at Orientation
decorative wall with University of Northern Iowa on it, campanile and Rod Library in the background
Students playing game at Orientation
Students in front of Curris Hall

Become a Peer Mentor



As part of your application, you are required to submit the following:

  • Email addresses for two faculty/staff references
  • A 1-2 page essay response to the following prompt: Describe a challenge you experienced in your transition to college and how you overcame it. What steps did you take? What resources did you use? What people did you connect with? What did you learn about yourself?


Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., February 11, 2018.