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Academic Success Center

(979) 458-4900 9th floor Rudder Tower

Meet Your Mentor


Transfer Student Program (TSP) Peer Mentors are transfer students, just like you. Our TSP mentors want to help you be successful at Texas A&M University and afterwards. TSP Mentors can help you with things like:

  • Goal Setting
  • Memorization Techniques
  • Time Management
  • Note Taking Techniques
  • Academic Stress
  • Motivation/Attitude
  • Homesickness
  • Acclimating to TAMU/Fitting In
  • Test Taking Anxiety
  • Learning Styles
  • Test Prep & Review
  • Listening Skills
  • Approaching Faculty
  • Adjustment
  • How to find stuff?!
  • Anything You Want

TSP Peer Mentors are available throughout the week, Monday through Friday, to meet with new and returning transfer students. Read more about ways to work with a TSP Peer Mentor.

Ways to Meet Your Mentor

1. Make an appointment
  • No limit to how often transfer students can meet with peer mentors
  • No question too simple or inconsequential
  • All transfers welcome
  • Walk Ins welcome between 10-4 PM, Monday-Thursday
2. Walk-in at any of our satellite locations
  • No appointment necessary
  • Evans Library, 2nd floor (outside the University Writing Center)
  • West Campus Library, 2nd floor
  • MSC 12th Man Hallway, 1st floor
Meet with a TSP mentor from your college or any mentor you choose by making a face-to-face, phone or online (Google Hangouts) appointment. Office is located on the 9th Floor of Rudder Tower; TSP is open Monday through Thursday, 9am-7pm and Friday, 9am-3pm.  You may also email you mentor and request a time that works best with your schedule (mentors emails)  Mentoring Support Offered: View PDF 

Once a week a TSP Mentor hosts their office hours at one of our satellite stations for you convenience. Check SWAN, email or social media to find location.  
  
Location 1:  2nd floor of Evans Library (outside of the Writing Center)
Location 2:  2nd floor of West Campus library 
Location 3: 1st floor of MSC (12th Man Hall)
  • Check your TAMU email often.  Peer mentors send their office hours weekly 
  • Add Transfer Student Program tsp@listserv.tamu.edu  to your contacts

 
Kayla Barnes
College: Agriculture
Major: Animal Science
Transferred from: West Texas A&M University
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Transfer Student Peer Mentor
 
Schedule an appointment with Kayla
kay_nicole98@exchange.tamu.edu
 
Ryan Marrero-Vila
College:  Geoscience
Major:  Environmental Studies
Transferred from:  Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Hometown:  Bayamon, PR
Transfer Student Peer Mentor
 
Schedule an appointment with Ryan 
rmarrerovila@exchange.tamu.edu
 
Emily Acosta
College:  Education and Human Development
Major:  Early Childhood-6 Generalist
Transferred from:  Texas A&M International University
Hometown:  Laredo, TX
Transfer Student Peer Mentor
 
Schedule an appointment with Emily
emilytacosta@exchange.tamu.edu
 
 
Ashley Reed
College: Engineering
Major: Industrial Distributions Engineering
Transferred from: University of Texas at Austin
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Transfer Student Peer Mentor
 
Schedule an appointment with Ashley
ajr3668@exchange.tamu.edu
 
Jeri Keitzer
College: Liberal Arts
Major: Psychology
Transferred from: Blinn College
Hometown: Grapevine, TX
Transfer Student Peer Mentor
 
Schedule an appointment with Jeri
jeri8@exchange.tamu.edu
 
Annabelle Bellow
College: Mays Business School
Major: Accounting
Transferred from: Galveston College
Hometown: Houston, TX
Transfer Student Peer Mentor
 
Schedule an appointment with Annabelle
belloann000@exchange.tamu.edu