The MSU Library, where the Sophomore Surge office is located, is open to the public with modified hours and safety protocols. Read more on the MSU Library services updates page before coming to the Library.                                                                                                      The Sophomore Surge office hours may vary. If planning to come into the office, please call ahead.  


The Sophomore Surge is currently recruiting Surge Mentors for the 2020-2021 academic year. Surge Mentors are MSU students who will be in their 2nd year or higher in Fall 2020 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 still accepting applications for 2020-2021 Surge Mentors!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      All Surge Mentor applicants must also attend a group interview.                                                                                *Please note that all group interviews will be taking place VIA WebEx                                                                               For inquires about interviews please email [email protected]                                                                                                                              

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Applicant Information
Applicant Questions
University Seminar (US) Core Course
Surge Mentors will be partnered with a section of either:

BGEN 104US- Business & Entrepreneurship Seminar;
CLS 101US-Knowledge and Community, or
US 101US-First Year Seminar.

These courses are required for first-year students. Mentors will attend every class meeting of BGEN 104, CLS 101, or US 101 as well as engage their mentees in out of class activities. Selection of partnered University Seminar course will be assigned based on your preferences 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 MSU faculty or staff who can speak to the items mentioned above. References cannot come from family members, but may come from other student leaders including Surge Mentors. Please include the contact information of your references and we will contact them directly.

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