The STEM Mentoring Program provides STEM students, starting as freshmen and first-year transfer students, with a refined advising experience that will create guided pathways to academic success. One important goal of the mentoring team is to support students through to graduation with a STEM degree.
The Tri-Point Advising Mentoring Team is the. PACT-STEM Adviser, a faculty adviser and a peer mentor. The team works with students to encourage and guide their participation in undergraduate research projects, internships, work experiences and extracurricular activities.
The STEM Mentoring Program is open to students majoring in six disciplines: biology, computer information systems, computer science, cybersecurity, mathematics, and psychology.
What can a Peer Mentor do for you?
- Help you set academic and career goals
- Direct you to helpful Mercy University services
- Inform you of relevant events and opportunities
- Advise you on major-related issues
- Encourage you as you pursue your degree
Importance of PACT-STEM Advisers
The PACT-STEM Adviser is the point person who helps you navigate the twists and turns of the Mercy University experience. The primary goal of PACT-STEM Adviser will be to advise and inspire you to reach their full potential. These advisers use a few different strategies to achieve this goal, including: helping you choose classes that meet degree requirements, assisting in course registration, tracking your academic progress, assisting with financial aid requirements, fostering leadership skills and exploring career options.
Importance of Faculty Advisers
Faculty Advisers are dedicated Mercy University faculty members who aim to support students as they accomplish their goals. Students will meet with their adviser to discuss their academic progress, career exploration and professional development. Each students' faculty adviser will also provide individualized support for each as they complete their coursework and navigate their path to graduation.
Want to be part of the STEM Mentoring Program?
Open to all incoming Mercy University students planning to major in biology, computer information systems, computer science, cybersecurity, mathematics or psychology.