We want you in the WiSE Mentoring Program!

"WiSE, as a program dedicated to furthering the position of women, has played an undeniable role in my personal and academic success, to date. The program guided me to many opportunities and people who have played a key role in my development as a student and scientist."

-UI graduate, former WiSE Mentor

Who can be a WiSE mentee?

All first-year women intending to major in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) field can be a mentee. Read the Mentoring Information document to learn about the program details, including who is involved and what expectations we have for mentees.

How do I apply?

Registration for the WiSE Peer Mentoring Program is now open. To sign up to be a WiSE mentee please complete our online application HERE

Basic information about the Mentoring Program

Is there a fee associated with become a WiSE mentee?
No. It is free participate in the WiSE Mentoring Program.

When will I be matched with my mentor?
Matching begins at the end of July and continues throughout the summer until our mentor/mentee pool is exhausted or our program reaches capacity. We match on a first-come, first-served basis, keeping in mind students’ majors and career interests. Our goal is to contact mentors and mentees with their matches at the beginning of August so you can start communicating with your mentor before you come to campus.

Who should I contact if I have questions?
If you have any questions, please e-mail wise@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-3530. 


"A great way to meet someone who knows what's going on in your major and can give you advice!" -  WiSE Mentee