Graduate College Mentoring Program

All entering Masters and Ph.D. underrepresented graduate students are invited to participate in the Mentoring Program for First-Year Underrepresented Students. Students are matched with a senior level peer mentor from their home department designated by the DOGE and a faculty or staff member who have volunteered to participate. The goals of the Mentoring Program are to:

Admitted students begin receiving information about the Mentoring Program prior to the start of their first semester. Peer mentors are invited to attend a two-hour training session where they are informed of program expectations and other details. In addition, faculty and staff who are new to the mentoring program are also invited to a training session.