SBS student-to-student connections: shadowing program
This program pairs Native American high school students with
a current social and behavioral sciences student for a day.
High school students will shadow their university mentor
throughout the day and:
- attend their classes
- participate in the same activities
- gather with the participants and mentors as well
as the three traditional knowledge scholars from the resident elders program
This experience provides high school students with:
- the opportunity to gain insight into what it’s
like to go to Northern Arizona University from a real student’s point of
- the chance to get excited about attending
- the chance to acquire information about how to
successfully apply to the university, financial aid, and student support
Becoming a mentor
We need you to mentor a student for a day. If you are an SBS
student, you can help the future generation gain the confidence they need to
successfully navigate the university.
Native American students are especially valuable in this
role because they are particularly effective role models for Native American
Apply to be a student-to-student mentor.