NVCC Mentoring Program

The mentoring program at NVCC provides students/mentees with the opportunity to work one-on-one with a faculty or staff member from the College. The purpose of the program is to match participating students with a mentor who can help guide and direct the student on the path to success in his or her chosen field.

The mentor and mentee should dedicate at least 2 hours each month for the program to be successful. Mentors are used a resource to help students feel comfortable with and knowledgeable about the academic system. Mentors also connect students to the multiple services available on campus. 


  • pass along their experience and knowledge.
  • gain stronger understanding of the needs of the next generation
  • play an important role in the success of a student
  • show commitment to NVCC and the betterment of the student body
  • share work experiences and knowledge of their profession with the mentees
  • Learn from mentees and gain stronger understanding of the challenges students face and how they deal with these challenges
  • Receive the eNewsletter, Mentoring Minute

How Do I Sign Up?

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please contact CAPSS at 203-575-8025 or email Terry Latella or Sam JohnsonNo experience is necessary - we will train you!

Contact Information
203-575-8025 (p)
203-596-8610 (f)
Room: K520
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708

Hours of Operation

Monday- Thursday: 8am-6pm

Friday: 8am-5pm

*Late appointments can be made if needed.

About Us

CAPSS encompasses several functions on campus including counseling, advising, testing and disability services.