Engagement Details

Pillars for Carolina Extended Mentor


What to Expect

Pillars for Carolina XMs help introduce incoming students to student life and resources on campus. XMs are peer mentors who lead groups and communicate information to diverse audiences; student mentees look to XMs to answer their candid questions about the college experience.

This engagement qualifies for these special designations:

  • GLD-Professional & Civic Engagement
  • Option to appear on UofSC Experience extended transcript

Term: Spring 2022



Time Commitment: 60 - 89 hours
Who Can Participate: Selected through competitive application
Minimum Credit Hours: No requirements for credit hours or years completed
Minimum GPA:  No requirements for credit hours or years completed
Other Requirements No additional requirements


Engagement Benefits

How expectations are communicated:
Group training / class session(s)
Training manual, syllabus or rubric

Learning activities:

Knowledge or skills developed:
Interpersonal skills
Influencing others

Who you will work with:
Student(s) on this campus

Who will communicate feedback and how:
Peer educator
Group / class session with external supervisor or professional

Reflection expectations:
Group / class session(s) with peer educator
(1-1) session(s) with professional staff


Additional Information