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Preston Residential College

Preston Mentor Program

Find a mentor in Preston who can help you navigate life at the University of South Carolina.

About the Preston Mentor Program

The Preston Peer Mentor Program matches incoming Preston Residential College students with a diverse group of Preston students who are dedicated to fostering student development and building leadership skills. The year-long program strives to enhance the first-year experience within Preston by providing a peer mentor to help freshmen make a more successful transition from high school to college, both socially and academically.



Send in your application, and you'll be matched with a returning Preston resident who will be your resource as you begin life as a Preston resident and Gamecock. Returning Preston residents can apply to become mentors in March. Incoming first year students can apply for the program starting in June at


Getting Involved

If you're interested in learning more about the Preston Mentor Program, please contact Sarah Kelly at