Butterfly Peer Mentorship Program

The Butterfly Peer Mentorship Program supports undocumented students by assisting them in achieving their goals and improve the undocumented student experiences. Mentors and mentees are required to attend weekly workshops training in tops from communication skills, time management, campus resources, and self-empowerment. The program assists incoming undocumented students’ transition to CSULB and assists the development of leadership skills for returning students.

Mentee Information

Any CSULB enrolled student is invited to apply for this program. See below for more information on how to get involved.


Enrolled incoming 1st year, transfer, and graduate students.  This program is tailored to the AB540, to the undocumented student experience and/or the students impacted by immigration experience therefore students who identify as part of this population are invited to apply.

Mentees will be matched with mentors who will help you set and achieve goals, make connections, and prepare for your future career.

Mentor Information

This program would not be possible without the amazing CSULB students who have participated as mentors. We invite returning students to consider being part of this opportunity. You can learn more about how to be a mentor below:

Requirements To Be a Mentor

  1. Minimum 3.0 GPA
  2. Must be at least part-time Undergraduate, Credential, Graduate or Doctorate student
  3. Must be in good standing

If you have any questions or would like to request more information, please contact the Dream Success Center at dream@csulb.edu or Dr. Norma Salcedo at Norma.Salcedo@csulb.edu

Program Expectations

  1. Year-long commitment
  2. Mentor/Mentee pairings
  3. Minimum of monthly virtual check-ins with your match
  4. Attendance of curriculum workshops and events