About Sage Fellows

Students Studying Together

Our mission is to facilitate connections among students, faculty, staff and other school resources as well as to motivate students to discover new and creative ways to define and achieve success at school. The Sage Fellows Program is available to help all Pomona students become more effective and efficient learners. Sage Fellows and its resources are here to get you on the right path towards academic success at Pomona!

Upcoming Events

  • Student Success Resources Fair
    • Thursday, September 7, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Frank Dining Hall Courtyard
  • Sage Fellows Open House
    • Friday, September 8, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Mudd Hall Lounge, 1st floor of Mudd-Blaisdell

Do You Want to Meet With a Sage Fellow?

Would you like help with time management, organization, procrastination, study habits or improve in other academic areas? Request a Sage Fellow!

Apply to meet with a Sage Fellow by logging into Pomona College Portal, then going to the Dean of Student's Office page on CollegiateLink. Under Forms, click on the Sage Fellows Mentor Request Form.

The program will begin September 2017.

Would You Like to Become a Sage Fellow?

The Sage Fellows Peer Mentoring program is open and available to all Pomona students. We encourage you to apply to be a Sage Fellow. The program will introduce peer mentors to key learning strategies and important resources that will help them succeed at Pomona and also prepare them to be a resource to their peers.

Apply to become a Sage Fellow by logging into Pomona College Portal, then going to the Dean of Student's Office page on CollegiateLink. Under Forms, click on the Sage Fellows Employment Application.

The program will begin September 2017.

Advisor Contacts

Dean of Students Office, Alexander Hall Room 102, 550 N. College Ave. (909) 621-8017

  • Hector Sambolin, Jr., Associate Dean of Students for Academic Success & Assessment
  • Rita Shaw, Student Services Coordinator

Individual Academic Coaching

Sage Fellows can assist you with:

  • Accessing Campus Resources
  • Memory Improvement
  • Motivation
  • Note-Taking Skills
  • Procrastination
  • Reading Skills and Strategies
  • Stress Management
  • Study Habits and Strategies
  • Time Management
  • Wellness Strategies (sleep, in class, etc.)
  • Organization
  • And More!

Reasons Why You Might Visit Sage Fellows

  • Learning Skills Handouts
  • You feel...
    • uncomfortable talking in class.
    • you don't have enough time to get everything done.
    • you're a slow reader.
  • You want to...
    • improve your test performance.
    • raise your grades.
    • reduce your test anxiety.
    • sign up for a tutor or study group.
  • You're...
    • attending class regularly but you feel like you're missing important points.
    • easily distracted and have trouble concentrating in class and while studying.
    • having trouble completing tests within the allotted time.
    • spending hours studying for classes but still not “getting it.”
    • unsure of how to take notes effectively.