Peer Mentoring

Learning Community students

WISE Living-Learning Community


Information for Current LLC Residents

"I love the community that the WISE program offers.  All of the girls on this floor have motivation and provide support when it is needed most."

"I think living on WISE has made my college experience the best it could possibly be.  I can’t imagine living on any other floor."

 

 

 

Activities/Events

Outreach Activity for First-year LLC Students


Outreach Project proposal form

Outreach Project Follow Up Form:  LCOutreachFollowUp.pdf


Remember This!

Living in the WISE Community is no different from living in any other community; all members have rights and responsibilities. WISE responsibilities include:

  • providing a safe, quiet, controlled living environment where you can study and grow academically; building a supportive community of engaged, thoughtful, and FUN young women wherein you can grow socially and personally;
  • making available a cadre of dedicated faculty, staff and programs that can be accessed for academic and social support; and
  • maintaining a safe place (emotionally) where you can request and receive individual feedback and advocacy, as needed.

Your responsibilities are as follows:

ALL LLC RESIDENTS

  • Attendance at the mandatory WISE LLC Orientation Picnic and Scavenger Hunt, including completion and submission of Parts A and B of the Scavenger Hunt!!
  • Adherence to all residence hall regulations.
  • Maintenance of a quiet, respectful, and inclusive environment in the WISE LLC.
  • Completion of the end of semester survey (December) and end of the academic year survey (May).

First -year students

  • All of the responsibilities listed in ALL LLC RESIDENTS above
  • Completion of an LLC Outreach Project by the end of spring break.

Second-year students

  • All of the responsibilities listed in ALL LLC RESIDENTS above.
  • Follow-up with your first-year 'buddies' to complete Parts A and B of the scavenger hunt.
  • Regular meetings with your LLC 'buddies' throughout the academic year (once a month suggested).
  • Participation in the WISE Ambassadors, if possible.

Third-year students

  • All of the responsibilities listed in ALL LLC RESIDENTS above.
  • Follow-up with your first-year 'buddies' to complete Parts A and B of the scavenger hunt.
  • Regular meetings with your LLC 'buddies' throughout the academic year (once a month suggested).
  • Participation in the WISE Ambassadors, if possible.
  • Plan and coordinate a WISE event/activity each semester.

IMPORTANT: If you are considering staying in the WISE LLC for a second or third year, ALL of the above responsibilities must be met to remain eligible. Level of participation will also be a factor.


Documents

Are you interested in hosting/organizing an activity for WISE students? Fill out this Event Request Form and email it to wise@uiowa.edu. This form is required for all activities organized through WISE!

 

"The WISE program has been great… especially for homework-help. It is so easy to find somebody who knows what they are doing in certain subject. It is also fun to have common interests and goals with the other girls."

 

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