Student Success Centre

The Student Athlete Academic Mentoring Program (SAAMP)

The Student Athlete Academic Mentoring Program (SAAMP) is a unique community of upper year student athletes who are here to assist new student athletes at Western. The group provides both transitional and ongoing academic support for new student athletes attending Western University. This program is a partnership between Sports and Recreation Services, Mustang Athletic Student’s Council and The Student Success Centre.


SAAMP provides a unique mentorship program for incoming student athletes to connect with an upper year students from the same faculty. Initial connection takes place in the summer prior to arrival at Western in September, and guidance and support is maintained throughout the year.

Academic Support

Throughout the year, the SAAMP mentors will be able to connect with new students and provide support and guidance as well as appropriate referrals to Western’s Services.

SAAMP Mentors can help connect students to campus resources:

Please contact if you have any questions or concerns, or are looking for other ways to help out or be involved.