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Transfer Mentors

If you transferred to ODU from another institution, you should consider connecting with a mentor or serving as one if you are a second year ODU transfer student!

  • Transfer mentors serve as a connecting link between mentees and academic/career opportunities on-/off-campus
  • Transfer mentors are peer leaders who model the academic, personal, and social qualities associated with college-level success
  • Transfer mentors act as a learning coach to assist mentees in developing successful academic and goal-setting behaviors
  • Transfer mentors serve as a trusted friend who can understand the transfer student experience at Old Dominion University

The peer mentor opportunity is a volunteer experience for students who want to help encourage, support, and guide students through their ODU experience with an emphasis on promoting collegiate-level academic success.

For more information about transfer student mentoring, contact transfercenters@odu.edu.


Transfer Student Mentors

Matthew Monroe

Year: Freshman| Major: Information Systems & Technology

Hi, my name is Matthew Monroe. I am a freshman majoring in Information Systems & Technology. I am from Boston, Massachusetts and I am a Navy Veteran. Outside of being a transfer mentor, I am a member of ODU's Student Veterans of America Chapter and I am also a member of the Club Rugby team. I enjoy exercising, studying history, and spending time with my family. If you need help finding resources or navigating life as a college student I am here to help!


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