First Year Mentors


First Year Mentors assist and serve as a role model for new students and their families in their transition to South Dakota Mines. Students selected for this position help facilitate a successful first year experience by believing in and supporting the mentee through guidance, advice, resources, and sharing of his/her own experience while fully encouraging the mentee to participate in Rocker Ready Weekend, Welcome Week Activities and Campus Events.

The Office of Student Engagement and the Student Success Center are currently recruiting for First Year Mentors. Below you will find the job description and link to apply. Applications are due February 4. For more information contact or

First Year Mentor Job Description

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2022 Mandatory Training Dates:

February 4th, 2022: Applications Due
TBD April 2022: Introductory Event/Expectations
Wednesday, Aug. 17: Early Move-In for those living on Campus
Thursday, Aug. 18: Mentor Training
Friday, Aug. 19 - Sunday, Aug. 21: Rocker Ready
Friday, Aug. 26 - Sunday, Aug. 28: Rocker Connections Weekend (formerly Adventure Weekend).