Mentoring Program: Hawks & Eyas

Hawks & Eyas (formerly known as the CDE Peer Mentoring Program) is a collaborative effort between CDE and the Division of Student Life. The program allows current CDE students to help other CDE students find community, navigate academic and transitional difficulties, and develop as leaders.

Hawks & Eyas Information

Not accepting new mentors at this time. For inquiries please contact: Carlos D. Nelson Center for Diversity and Enrichment 24 Phillips Hall (319) 335-3555 carlos-nelson@uiowa.edu (link sends e-mail)                            

Prospective mentors must:

Have completed at least one full academic year at the University of Iowa 

Maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA

Prepare for and attend a program orientation/training during the summer following appointment 

Regularly participate in the program by: staying in consistent contact with your mentees and program staff, and actively participate in Hawks & Eyas events and meetings

Be available for questions, advice, and just hanging out 

Be a positive role model and engage with your mentee and all program participants in a fun and safe manner!                   

Requirements for becoming a Mentee

Be a current student at the University of Iowa

Qualify for CDE services

Submit a request for a mentor!

Request a Mentor/Become a Mentee

To request a mentor or for more information, please contact:

Carlos D. Nelson Center for Diversity and Enrichment 24 Phillips Hall (319) 335-3555 carlos-nelson@uiowa.edu (link sends e-mail)