Student Support & Equity Programs

EOP Peer Mentors

Alma Gonzalez
Major: Business Administration, Marketing Management

Why I mentor students … I am driven by the desire to provide guidance and assist students in cultivating the essential resources and skills, thereby empowering students to thrive in higher education.

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Mon. 3pm - 4pm
    • Tue. 11am - 12:30pm 
    • Wed. 12:30pm - 2pm & 4pm - 5pm
    • Thu. 11am - 12:30pm & 4pm - 5pm

Woman wearing Cal Poly Pomona t-shirt smiling.
Man wearing Cal Poly Pomona t-shirt smiling.

Angel Valdez
Major: History, Pre-Credential

Why I mentor students … because someone mentored me in my first years of college which changed my life. I hope to have the same impact on people like what I experienced.

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Mon. & Wed. 9:30am - 11am
    • Tue. & Thu. 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    • Fri. 9:30am - 2pm

Anthony Carrillo-Gonzalez
Major: Aerospace Engineering

Why I mentor students … to leverage my passion for aiding fellow students by drawing from my own Cal-poly journey and Summer Bridge impact; to create a broader positive influence.

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Mon. & Tue. & Wed. 11:30am - 12:30pm
    • Thu. 11:00am - 12:30pm

Man wearing Cal Poly Pomona t-shirt smiling.
Woman wearing Cal Poly Pomona t-shirt smiling.

Binnie Karki
Major: Biology

Why I mentor students … to be an accessible resource and to help students reach their full potential as undergraduates by sharing the experience and knowledge that I have accumulated in my personal journey.

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Tue. 1pm - 2:45pm
    • Wed. 3 - 5pm
    • Thu. 11:30am - 2:45pm
    • Fri. 2 - 4:30pm

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Flor Zepeda Gomez
Major: Psychology

Why I mentor students … to provide the resources needed to succeed and offer the support students need to overcome the hardships they may face in college.

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Tue. & Thu. 8:30am - 9:45am
    • Mon. & Wed. 2:30pm - 5pm

Maribel Diaz
Major: Animal Science, Pre-Vet

Why I mentor students … I mentor because I want to support students through their success and act as a resource if they face any challenges.

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Mon. 1 - 5pm
    • Thu. 10am - 12pm

Woman wearing Cal Poly Pomona t-shirt smiling.
Woman wearing Cal Poly Pomona t-shirt smiling.

Michelle Vera Perez
Major: Animal Science, Pre-Vet

Why I mentor students … because college can be a scary place, and I want to help ease students into success!

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Mon. 2pm - 4pm 
    • Tue. 10:50am - 11:50am
    • Thu. 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Fri. 10am - 11:45am

Pedro Castañeda
Major: History, Pre-Credential

Why I mentor students … to help those that are having difficulties in college and to provide assistance to first generation college students like myself, in order for them to succeed.

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Tue. & Thu. 1:30pm - 2:45pm & 3pm - 3:45pm

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Man wearing Cal Poly Pomona t-shirt smiling.

Yordany Cortes
Major: Agricultural Science

Why I mentor students … I want to show everyone what a big and welcoming family EOP is and help them remember they aren't alone at Cal Poly Pomona.

Drop-In Availability (Spring '24)
Location & Times
  • Peer Mentoring Center (94-120)
    • Mon. 10am - 12pm & 3pm - 5pm
    • Tue. 1pm - 3pm
    • Thu. 2pm - 4pm 
    • Fri. 1:30pm - 4:30pm