Vector Network Summer Bridge Program Deadline Extended

The Vector Network assists first-generation students, socio-economic disadvantaged students, and students from historically underrepresented groups in making a successful academic and social transition to life at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Peer mentors undergo specialized training and offer social, academic, and philosophical support to student mentees.

In addition to the peer relationship, the program supports students’ academic progress and social adjustment to the Tompkins Cortland environment by utilizing Vector Faculty Mentors, College offices, departments, leadership programs, and student organizations to provide assistance, encouragement, and practical experiences.

Become a Mentee (First Year Program)

Vector Network Mentees who participate in the first year program are first-year students who are interested in achieving success in college, meeting new people, and having fun! 

* Please note that the NETWORK Peer Mentor program only has 30 available openings in each academic year. If you are accepted in the program you will be notified directly by email and/or phone.

Applicant Requirements:

  • 24 years of age or younger
  • First semester attending college OR you previously earned 15 or fewer college credits
  • First-generation college student, from historically underrepresented student, and/or Student with an annual family income at or below the SUNY EOP Economic Eligibility Guidelines (See guidelines below). 

To become a Mentee, fill out an application form. Deadline to apply: July 31, 2020

Visit the Vector Network website for more information.