Contact Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life

0110 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-0159
tocsl@umd.edu

TOCSL PEER 2 PEER (P2P) MENTORING PROGRAM

Feeling overwhelmed? Stressed? Nervous about your transition to Maryland? Getting involved? Housing? Don’t fret! The Engagement and Learning Assistants (ELAs) are here to help!


The Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life (TOCSL) offers a Peer 2 Peer (P2P) Mentoring Program! As peer mentors, the ELAs will hold office hours in the TOCSL Office and provide check-ins to interested students. As fellow transfer and off-campus students, we've been in your shoes and are excited to help!


If interested, please fill out this form to request a P2P Mentor

 

-Avery, Imani, Jessica, Olivia, Stephanie, and Ramin

Engagement and Learning Assistants/P2P Mentors


 

TOCSL Peer 2 Peer (P2P) Mentors

TOCSL Engagement and Learning Assistants/P2P Mentors

 

 


Olivia Antezana is a junior transfer student at University of Maryland, and is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Spanish Language and Cultures. After finishing her undergraduate studies, she plans to get her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and ultimately become a psychologist for children and adolescents. Olivia is currently involved in PLUMAS (Political Latinxs United for Movement and Action in Society) as well as engaging in other forms of social activism in all aspects of student life.





Avery Calender Edwards is a Junior transfer student from Prince George's Community College with an Associates of Arts degree in Biology. He is now majoring in Nutritional Science inspiring to attend medical school after his undergraduate. His career goal is to become a pediatric Endocrinologist specialized in diabetes. When Avery is not busy with school work or his job he enjoys working out, cooking, and having fun with friends.




Stephanie George is a junior Geographical Information Systems major and also an active peer consultant at UMD's Oral Communication Center. She transferred to University of Maryland in Spring 2016 and has loved every second here! Stephanie had a wonderful transition to our university and hope to help other transfer students have the same great experience!




Imani Marcus is a transfer student from Hampton University and Howard County Community College. She is from Prince George’s County, Maryland originally and currently lives in Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. She has been at UMD for three years and is pursuing an English Major with a Pre-Law Emphasis with the upcoming intention of attending law school. Since transferring to UMD, she has been involved with CHAARG, a university women’s health and fitness sorority, and currently is excited about servicing transfer and off-campus UMD students by working in the TOCSL department.





Jessica Nguyen
 is a junior Public Health Science major from Fallston, Maryland. After graduation, she has the aspirations of going to Physicians Assistant school. Jessica transferred to the University of Maryland after spending her freshmen year at Virginia Tech. Around campus, she is an ambassador for the Claire Marie Foundation, a member of the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA), and a sister of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.


 


Ramin Rafizadeh is a Junior Aerospace Engineering major and a Computer Engineering minor. After graduating from UMD, he hopes to persue a master’s degree in Aerospace Control Systems alongside a master’s in Business Administration. Ramin is a transfer student from Montgomery College. As part of his work at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, he hopes to make human space travel accessible and affordable for the next generation by developing autonomous rovers exploring terrestrial planets and moons both in and out of our solar system. Ramin is also a member of a UMD Hyperloop Team and enjoys volunteering and helping the local community. He is excited about working with transfer and off-campus UMD students by working in the TOCSL team.



0110 Adele H. Stamp Student Union

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 
(Ground level of the Stamp, near the Capital One Bank)
tocsl@umd.edu
301-314-0159