The Sophomore Surge is currently recruiting Surge Mentors for the 2019-2020 academic year. Surge Mentors are MSU students in their 2nd year or higher who will be trained, supported, and empowered to shape the futures of the next incoming Freshman class throughout their first year of college in order to Surge students into their sophomore year. See additional requirements and efforts of Surge Mentors by visiting About Sophomore Surge Mentoring.


We are now accepting applications for 2019-2020 academic year! Priority application deadline is Friday, March 8th, 2019!

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University Seminar (US) Core Course
Surge Mentors will be partnered with a section of CLS 101US-Knowledge and Community, or US 101US-First Year Seminar; courses required for first-year students. Mentors will attend every class meeting of CLS 101 or US 101 as well as engage their mentees in out of class activities. Selection of partnered US course will be assigned based on your preference and time availability.
Please provide two references who know you well and can speak to your academic abilities and to your ability to mentor freshmen. References should be faculty, academic advisors, or MSU staff who can speak to the items mentioned above. References cannot come from students, family members, or other Surge Mentors; but may come from other student leaders. Please include the contact information of your references and we will contact them directly.

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