iMentor Program

The International Peer Mentor Program matches incoming international students with American and international peers to:

  • Help international students adjust to life in the United States
  • Expose new international students to available campus resources
  • Foster relationships among peers from different cultures
  • Contribute to UNT's caring community by helping campus feel more like home for students from around the world
SIGN UP TO BE A MENTOR
I am an international student and I would like to sign up as a mentee
 

Time Commitment and Responsibilities:

  • One year (2 long semesters)
  • Attend monthly iMentor programs¬†
  • Attend International Student Welcome Parties at start of each semester
  • Attend International Student Thanksgiving Dinner (Fall)
  • Attend university programs and events with mentees as schedules allow

Program Benefits:

  • Enhance leadership and mentoring skills
  • Build confidence, language skills
  • Develop interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Explore cultural differences and similarities
  • Make a difference in the lives of others

Spring 2020 Important Dates

Friday, January 17, 2020
World Dance Welcome Party
Marquis Hall 130 at 4 p.m.

Saturday, January 18, 2020
REQUIRED iMentor Training
Marquis Hall 130 at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, January 22
iMentor Program Meet Up
Marquis Hall 130 at 5 p.m.

Thursday, February 13
iMentor Program Meet Up
Marquis Hall 130 at 4 p.m.

Friday, March 6
iMentor Program Meet Up
Marquis Hall 130 at 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1
iMentor Program Reception & End of Year Celebration
Marquis Hall 130 at 5 p.m.

January 2020

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03:30pm
All incoming F & J Visa students must attend one Visa 101 session
 
02:00pm
All incoming F & J Visa students must attend one Visa 101 session
 
 
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All incoming F & J visa students must attend one Visa 101 session
 
 
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12:00pm
Intensive English Language Institute Spring I Welcome Celebration. English Conversation CommUNiTy members are welcome to attend.
 
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New international student welcome event - Meet campus student organization leaders and international peer mentors, grab some pizza and dance!
 
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Required training for mentors in the International Peer Mentor Program.
 
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04:00pm
Language Conversation Tables - Learn a new language, share a native language, practice conversational skills and meet students from around the world
 
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Monthly get together for mentors and mentees in the International Peer Mentor Program
 
 
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English language conversation practice. All students are welcome.
 
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Student led presentation with food, beverage, music and more!
 
 
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04:00pm
Language Conversation Tables - Learn a new language, share a native language, practice conversational skills and meet students from around the world
 
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Warm up with Mexican hot chocolate, conversation and culture!
 
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English language conversation practice. All students are welcome.