FLIGHT is an exclusive Honors College program that teams up honors upperclassmen with firstyear honors students. FLIGHT Mentors aim to serve as positive role models and GCU experts while offering various strategies for success, support and encouragement, campus-wide resources, networking opportunities and more.
FLIGHT Program Offers:
- One interactive seminar, one honors event with mentor per semester
- Weekly Honors After Dark study sessions with ACE to encourage and promote academic success
- Individual and small group mentorship with upperclassmen honors students
- Special invitations and priority reservations for honors-exclusive events
- An opportunity to connect and build a network with fellow honors peers
FLIGHT Seminars Cover the Following Topics:
- Honors orientation revisited – What you really need to know now!
- Campus-wide networking and resources – Who can help you with what?
- Getting connected to student worker, employment and internship opportunities
- Mastering the first-year experience – Are you maximizing the opportunities?
- AND MORE!
Who is a mentor?
Mentors are upperclassmen honors students who have successfully navigated their way through the first-year experience of being an honors student in the areas of academics, student involvement and personal growth. A mentor is genuinely interested in the success of others. Note: CCSC students can earn hours through participating as a mentor.
Who can be a mentee?
Although geared towards first-year honors students, any honors student can sign up to as a mentee. FLIGHT is designed to provide mentees with academic and social support, campus-wide connections and helpful resources as they transition into the Honors College.
How do I sign up to be a mentor or mentee?
If you are interested in participating in the FLIGHT Peer Mentoring Program, please complete the online interest form below. For any questions, please email [email protected].
Deadline to apply is Sept. 4, 2020!
Follow us on social media @gcuhonors for more information about FLIGHT and other Honors opportunities throughout the year!
GCU, while reserving its lawful rights in light of its Christian mission, is committed to maintaining an academic environment that is free from unlawful discrimination. Further detail on GCU’s Non-Discrimination policies can be found at gcu.edu/titleIX. The information printed in this material is accurate as of JUNE 2020. For the most up-to-date information about admission requirements, tuition, scholarships and more, visit gcu.edu. 20HOI0038