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Faculty Mentoring, UNIV 1210

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Faculty mentors create nurturing and personalized university experiences for new students, thus easing the transition from high school to college and assisting in the retention and graduation of college students.


  1. Promote students’ self-confidence
  2. Personalize and humanize the university experience.
  3. Help students meet the intellectual challenges of the university and take advantage of its resources.
  4. Foster maximum academic, personal, and professional growth.
  5. Increase the student’s understanding of other cultures.

Role of the Student:

Students should be willing to interact with a faculty member in a mentoring partnership. The student must be serious about this commitment and prepared to participate actively in the program during the semester.

Benefits of Having a Mentor:

This program provides the opportunity for students to build relationships with faculty, increase their network base, and gain valuable life experience. It gives the student a chance to become acquainted with someone who is personally interested in the student's well-being and who can assist with the complexities of university life.

How to Enroll:

Enroll in this 0-credit, 0-cost course, UNIV 1210, at

Faculty Mentoring Course Brochure (PDF)

Faculty Mentoring, Get Acquainted
"I think the mentoring program is HELPFUL. My mentor was very GOOD and he seemed to take a REAL INTEREST in what I was doing. During this semester, I knew that I could contact him if I ever needed help."
Faculty Mentoring, Fall 2011
"As faculty members, we commit to the development of students' education. As mentors, we commit to the development of students."