Transition, Engagement, & Academic Mentoring (T.E.A.M.)

The Transition, Engagement, & Academic Mentoring Program (T.E.A.M.) of FSU’s Center for Academic Retention & Enhancement (CARE) provides first year students an opportunity to be connected to a peer mentor (T.E.A.M. Leader) to help them with their transition and engagement on the FSU campus. Juniors and seniors in CARE have the opportunity to serve as mentors to students in the program, CARE first-year students, and students who join CARE's College Success Program (CSP). Students who become a TEAM Leader have the opportunity to build leadership skills and make a lasting impact on their fellow peers in CARE.

Who qualifies for the T.E.A.M. Program?

To qualify for the T.E.A.M. program , students must

  • Be a student at Florida State University in your first or second semester
  • Be able to commit 5 hours per week to the mentoring experience
  • Priority admission to T.E.A.M. will be given to students who join the CARE College Success Program (CSP)

Who qualifies as a T.E.A.M. Leader?

To qualify for the T.E.A.M. program , students must


  • Be a Junior or Senior in CARE
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be able to commit 5 hours a week


How do you apply to be a T.E.A.M. Leader?

To apply to be a T.E.A.M. Leader, you must

  • Complete the T.E.A.M. Leader Application before the deadline
  • Complete a T.E.A.M. Leader interview
  • Attend the T.E.A.M. Fall Kickoff

T.E.A.M. Leader Responsibilities

  • Conduct bi-weekly (twice monthly) 1-1’s with your students
  • Fill out monthly reports via Qualtrics
  • Attend all weekly TEAM Leader meetings
  • Attend Fall & Spring Kick-Off
  • Report student concerns (act as a mandated reporter when necessary)


For more information on being in T.E.A.M. or becoming a T.E.A.M. Leader, contact