Stephen F. Austin State University

AXcel Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program

OMA'S AXcel Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program

The AXcel program is a great opportunity to meet other freshman, as well as interacting with upper-classman who serve as peer-mentors. The AXcel program strives to get first-year underrepresented students connected and informed to all the resources, services, and programs available here at SFA. As well as, offer the necessary assistances in helping students adjust to college. Please make sure to apply. If you have any further questions please email us at

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AXcel Mentoring Program

Axcel Peer-2-Peer Mentoring Program Guidelines



1. Support students in increasing independent living skills

2. Provide a safe and consistent relationship between students, faculty, and staff

3. Educate freshman students on the stressors of college

4. Develop leaderships skills while promoting academic excellence

5. Increase retention rates among first-year students

6. Provide continuous and relevant training to equip Mentors with resources to effectively assist their mentees

Program Objectives:

By participating in the OMA's P2P Mentoring Program, students will be able to....

1. Appreciate students from diverse backgrounds

2. Demonstrate accountability for their learning experience and academic success

3. Identify key university resources that will assist them in their path to graduation

4. Create relationships with a network of peers, faculty, and staff on campus

5. Effectively practice developmental skills, such as time management, financial literacy, and self-care

6. Have access to personal and professional enrichment opportunities

7. Attend programs in which mentors and mentees actively interact

and participate

Role of Your Mentor: