maps mentors

Mentors Aiding in Peer Success (MAPS) Mission Statement:

To encourage, challenge and inspire business-minded peers to achieve excellence in personal and academic goals at Kent State University.

Meet Your MAPS Mentors

Events Hosted by MAPS Mentors


  • Did You Forget Something?” – Thursday, September 19, 2019 at | 6-8pm | 129/131 Prentice Hall
    Time Management! Have you ever forgot to put an important date in your calendar? Come and join the MAPS Peer Mentors as they help you find an effective balance as a college student.
  • “Are you Smarter than a MAPS Mentor” – Thursday, October 24 , 2019 | 6-8pm | 129/131 Prentice Hall
    Are you Smarter than a MAPS Mentor? If so, grab a group of your friends to create a team to challenge the MAPS Mentors find out who has more knowledge about Kent State and College of Business Administration resources.
  • “Breathe and Relax“ – Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 6-8pm | 129/131 Prentice Hall
    Come out and relax with the BLC and MAPS Mentors to learn self-care techniques right before finals week!
  • “Cookies & Cram” – Thursday, December 5, 2019 | 6-8 pm | 129/131 Prentice Hall
    Do final exams have you feeling stressed? Come play with PUPPIES, enjoy free milk and cookies, and meet with MAPS mentors who will share techniques to de-stress and study tips.
  • Snack and Study with MAPS | 5-7pm | 129/131 Prentice Hall
    One Liner: Come and join the MAPS Mentors and fellow BLC peers to once a month throughout the semester for study sessions to stay on track and to establish stronger study strategies. Snacks will be provided!
    • Wednesday, September 25, 2019
    • Wednesday, October 16, 2019
    • Wednesday, November 6, 2019


Why Be a Mentee?

MAPS is an excellent resource that can take you one step closer to success. 

MAPS Mentors are current students in the College of Business Administration, just like you! Whether you’re a new student at Kent State and want help navigating your new environment and managing your time, or you’re a current Kent State student who wants to make this semester better than the last, the MAPS Mentors are here to guide you to success. MAPS Mentors meet one-on-one with students to assist with time management, goal setting, study strategies and provide resources to help you be successful.


Do You Want to Be a MAPS Mentor?

Mentors Aiding in Peer Success (MAPS) is a program that provides peer mentoring for students in the College of Business Administration. Mentors meet one on one with mentees to assist with successful transition to college, academic challenges, opportunities on campus, and personal exploration.

Are you interested in helping others succeed? As a MAPS mentor, you get to be a role model and gain leadership experience. By taking part in the program, you are eligible to receive recognition as a certified mentor, which is a great resume booster. You will gain valuable experience for yourself by helping others be successful. To be eligible, you must be a student in the College of Business Administration. 


Contact Us

Undergraduate Programs Office

BSA 107

(330) 672-2872