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Become a Mentor

Pre-Health Peer Mentors foster supportive relationships with their mentees by providing guidance, advice and encouragement. Our mentors also connect students to campus and community resources. Being a Pre-Health Peer Mentor is a valuable and meaningful experience for upper-division students because it builds leadership, networking and team building skills.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Offer academic strategies and opportunities to pre-health students.
  • Talk to student mentee(s) about pre-health pathways.
  • Meet with mentee(s) regularly.
  • Complete FERPA tutorial.
  • Commit to participate a minimum of two consecutive semesters.
  • Demonstrate active student engagement at University of Idaho.
  • Work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Work with students individually to facilitate transition to college life and to assist with organization, time management and social integration.


  • Leadership development: Develop your strengths to become an amazing leader.
  • Graduate school preparation: Become a strong candidate to graduate programs as a result of solid leadership skills and experiences.
  • Network opportunities: Create more meaningful and professional relationships with peers, advisors, professors and community partners.
  • Resources: Become knowledgeable about university, healthcare programs and community resources.
  • Experiential opportunities: Participate in pre-health events, campus activities, workshops, pre-health clubs and community shadowing/volunteering opportunities

Pre-Health Professions Program

Physical Address:

Vandal Success Center
Idaho Student Union Building, 3rd floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2436
Moscow, ID 83844-2436

Phone: 208-885-5809