Every other year, Student and Campus Community Development at the University of Toronto hosts a professional development day for staff and faculty interested in creating and enhancing peer mentorship opportunities at the University of Toronto. 


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Summer 2019 Join us on Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Multi-Faith Centre
Registration Register on the CLNx
Schedule Schedule
Program Proposals How to submit a program proposal
Directions & parking Instructions for how to get here
Sponsorship Information for sponsors
Contact Contact Erin Clifford, Lead Coordinator, Mentorship and Peer Programs

Summer 2019

The Peer Mentorship Institute is a one day professional development day for post-secondary educators who coordinate or would like to coordinate student-to-student mentorship programs.


Event details:

Monday, July 8, 2019

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Main Activity Hall, Multi-Faith Centre, Koffler House (569 Spadina Crescent, Toronto, ON M5S 2J7)



Free for U of T staff and students

$50 for non-U of T staff and students


For more information, please contact erin.clifford@utoronto.ca.


Register on CLNx.

To access the registration page after clicking the above link:

  1. If you are a U of T student or staff please make sure you are logged in to CLNx.
  2. Go to the Leadership, Mentorship and Clubs (St. George) calendar.
  3. Go to July 8 and you should see the event.

If you are having any problems please email erin.clifford@utoronto.ca.


9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

10 a.m. Welcome

10:15 a.m. Peer Mentorship – Review of Current Research and Trends (Erin Clifford Lead Coordinator, Mentorship and Peer Program, University of Toronto)

11 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. Roundtables

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Concurrent Presentation Section 1 (options TBD)

2:30 p.m. Concurrent Presentation Section 2 (options TBD)

3:30 p.m. Closing

4 p.m. Optional Off Site Networking

Program Proposals

Do you have a program you want to highlight or an aspect of mentorship programming that you want to present in a concurrent session?

Submit a Concurrent Session Application.

Proposals must clearly indicate the nature of the subject matter and its relevance to the institute, as well as two learning outcomes for participants.

All sessions will be 50 minutes in length and will be presented to approximately 30-50 people.

The one-day registration fee will be waived for the primary speaker and will be discounted 50% for co-presenters.

The submission deadline is June 26, 2019 at 5 p.m.

All submitters will be notified by June 28, 2019.

Directions & parking

You can walk to Koffler House or take the streetcar from Spadina Station.

Walking: 10 minute walk south from Spadina Station, on the East side of Spadina Crescent.

Streetcar: Take the 510 Streetcar South to Spadina Ave. and Willcocks. Koffler House is on the East side of Spadina Crescent, 2 minutes south.

University of Toronto Parking:

Continued Networking Socials



If you are interested in sponsoring this professional development day, please contact erin.clifford@utoronto.ca.

Contact us

Erin Clifford
Lead Coordinator, Mentorship and Peer Programs