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   Increasing Retention in Online Courses Through Peer Mentoring


Seven Illinois Community colleges are partnering with UIS to implement peer mentor programs to increase retention rates in online classes.

A Higher Education Cooperation Act (HECA) Innovation Grant funds the program.

This Web Site is intended to provide guidance, advice, and resources about online peer mentoring.

Participating Institutions

  • Black Hawk College
  • Elgin Community College
  • Illinois Community College Board
  • Lake Land College
  • Moraine Valley Community College
  • Triton College
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Waubonsee Community College
  • William Rainey Harper College