Office of Student Life
The Office of Student Life and the Associated Students of Gavilan College plan, develop, implement, and manage student focused events and activities which are delivered to all students, staff, faculty, and administration in an effort to engage students that will foster and enrich college life and the community.
The Office of Student Life oversees the Peer Mentor program whose mission is to assist all students reach their academic goals. The goal of the peer mentor is to deliver effective and efficient one-to-one support to all students by providing information, referrals, and resources about Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Counseling, and other support programs. As part of a support team, peer mentors encourage all students to embrace college life while recognizing the importance of overcoming the many demands in order to successfully pursue their academic goals. The peer mentors are current Gavilan College students and are chosen based on their scholastic qualities as well as their ability to support the Welcome Center, first-year students, outreach and recruitment, campus events and activities, planning committees, and will build transferable leadership skills.