Academic Mentoring

Program Components

  • Academic Mentoring
  • Recruitment
  • Training
  • University College Courses
  • Observation/Evaluation of Program
  • CARE Coaching Meetings
  • Faculty Outreach
  • Campus Collaboration

35% of students are more likely to receive an A or B if attending nine or more voluntary mentoring sessions a semester.

3.02 vs. 2.53 the GPA comparison between students attending five or more voluntary sessions. 

24,441.5hours is the time academic mentors spent providing support to students in one semester.

A photo of two students working together.
A photo of three students sitting at a table outside.
A photo of two students sitting on a bench.

My mentor remembers what it was like just starting out in the class; she gave me many helpful studying tips. . . . I would not be doing as well as I am right now in BIOL-N 212 without my mentor.

Anonymous BIOL-N 212 Student (fall 2016)

Academic mentors are students who have successfully completed the course for which they mentor. The mentor provides students with a structured, collaborative learning environment and activities that will help them achieve academic success in traditionally difficult courses.