Mentoring Program: Hawks & Eyas

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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.

Become a Mentor!

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                            

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

Requirements for becoming a Mentee

  • Be a current student at the University of Iowa
  • Qualify for CDE services
  • Submit a request for a mentor!

How to Apply/Enroll

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