Join as a Mentee!

Join the International Peer Mentoring Program!

Are you joining IUI as an international student next semester? IPMP is for you!


"IPMP became my family here and I totally feel connected because of IPMP. The most beautiful thing about IPMP is that they are always there for you no matter what" —2019 Mentee


What is it like to be a mentee in IPMP?

As a mentee in IPMP, you will have a support system at IUI before you even arrive. You will have 2-4 mentors who are excited to get to know you and answer your questions beginning months before you arrive at IUI through the end of your first year.

Your mentors will introduce you to a team of other international students; mentees often become close friends with their teammates. With your team, you will experience a year of fun and educational events, exploring Indianapolis, friendship, and growth towards success together. Most mentors and mentees meet about every other week during the semester to talk, play sports, attend IUI events or just hang out.

Who are the IPMP Mentors?

The IPMP mentors are successful International and American students. They have been trained to help with your transition to IUI and to help you succeed in your personal goals—if you let them. They are wonderful people.

The mentors are excited to get to know you. Meet this year's mentors!

What can IPMP mentors help me with?

  1. Learning about US culture
  2. Attending IUPUI and Indianapolis events
  3. Creating and achieving goals
  4. Academic mentoring and support
  5. Making international and American friends
  6. Finding where to live, get groceries, etc
  7. Setting up a bank, phone service, etc
  8. Preparing for internships and the US workforce
  9. And much more!

This sounds great! How do I join?

Apply as a First Time Student on Atlas

We are working now on the application to join as a Continuing Student!

Wondering if you're eligible to be a mentee? Can't find the application form on Atlas? Email

Welcome to IUI! We're excited you're coming, and we can't wait to meet you!