Opportunity for Students

Horizons Mentors

The mentors of Horizons consists of a select group of students from Fort Hays State University,  who have been chosen through the application process outlined below and is dedicated to the success of the Horizons mentees. Upon acceptance of a mentor position, the mentor must sign a contract accepting all responsibilities to the mentorship program. To apply for a mentor position, the applicant must have been active in the Hays community or on campus, be available to meet during the spring & summer months and be in good standing with the University during the fall semester.

Why Join Horizons Multicultural Orientation Program?

Gain practical leadership experience planning, and coordinating a University sponsored mentorship program

Network and connect to University administrators, faculty, staff and alumni

Give back to your community and increase retention rates for nontraditional students at the Fort Hays State University

Connect to members of your community in meaningful ways

Mentor Responsibilities 

Attend monthly  meetings—not permitted to miss more than two (2) meetings per semester

Attend mandatory training in June

Plan one (1) activity during the fall semester with mentee

Participate in one (1) Horizons program per month during fall semester 

Maintain records of meetings with mentee


For further information, please contact Amber White, Coordinator of Diversity Affairs, Center for Student Involvement  (785) 628-4661


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