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How to Become a Success Mentor!

To complete the Success Mentor application and be considered for a Success Mentor position for the 2020-2021 academic year, all the following must be submitted by 11:59pm, Tuesday, February 11th:

  1. Complete an online application at (you will need to upload a current resume) 
    1. Deadline is Monday, February 10th
  2. Complete a Supplemental Application - click HERE
    • Please complete the Supplemental Application by February 11th! 
  3. Request a supervisor, mentor, faculty member, etc. submit a Recommendation Form -smp_2021_recommendation_form.pdf
    • You must have two forms completed by February 11th 
    • All forms must be signed
    • All forms must be submitted by the person completing the recommendation
      • Signed & scanned documents can be sent to
      • Intercampus Mail - ATTN: Stephanie Garcia, Bright Success Center, KL 222
      • Mail - Stephanie Garcia, Bright Success Center, 5200 N. Lake Rd., Merced, CA 95343

Recruitment Timeline

Candidates being considered for a position will be contacted by February 15th to schedule an interview. Interviews will take place February 24th - March 5. 


Training Information

Participation in training is required for all Success Mentors as follows:

  • Spring, 2020 - April 11 (9am-3pm)
  • Summer, 2020 - August 17-21 (9am-5pm)

Additional Requirements

All Success Mentors must meet the following requirements as well:

  • In good academic and judicial standing (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75)
  • Available to attend weekly SMP meetings throughout the 20-21 academic year (Friday's, 10am-Noon)

If you have questions, please contact  Stephanie Garcia in the Bright Success Center at:

(209) 228-4331 or

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