UM Faculty and Staff: Our application is closed for 2013...reapply for 2014!
APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2014 WILL BE AVAILABLE IN SPRING 2014. Check back here for our timeline and application information.
All applicants will be contacted on a rolling basis through July 2014 with their status and group information. Space is limited so participation is not guaranteed.
See what goes on in Mentorship by clicking the photo below:
A Mentorship group led by peer mentor Danielle and faculty/staff mentor Jon enjoys the 2011 September Kickoff event
New to Mentorship? Have Questions? Click on the images below to view our F/S Mentor Brochure and Manual.
Curious about what to expect, or what is expected of mentors? Want to know more about the time commitment and how the program works? Read our brochure (if you are busy), or peruse the manual (if you have time for a longer read)! Print versions available upon request. email UMMentor@umich.edu.
Take advantage of our "You've Got People" referral incentive! Refer a faculty or staff mentor to the program (new mentors should state the name of who referred them in the application). If accepted, you and the person(s) you refer receive a gift certificate to an Ann Arbor Main street restaurant!
Why be a Faculty/Staff Mentor?
Interested? Complete an application today!
-A mentorship group is 1 Peer Mentor, 1 Faculty/Staff Mentor, 4-6 Mentees
- Groups matched based on shared academic and extra-curricular interests, and articulated matching preferences.
-F/S Mentors spend 4-6 hours per month on Mentorship activities;Peer Mentors take lead in coordinating and planning group events!
The program lasts for the fall semester only in order to provide first-year students with support when they need it most...during their first few months on campus!
NEW FACULTY/STAFF MENTOR
Step 1: Complete the online Mentorship application.
Step 2: In the application, be sure to let us know if you have been referred by another current mentor, AND if you know an accepted Peer Mentor you would like to be matched with.
Step 3: Contact your assigned Peer Mentor to introduce yourself and set up a plan for communicating over the summer.
Step 4: Attend a 90 minute Faculty/Staff Mentor orientation (sessions will be held July - August 2008), and a f/s mentor-specific lunchtime training in October to give you additional tips on mentoring first year students and working with your Peer Mentor.
Step 5: Contact your Mentorship group members after you receive your group roster in August: set up a time to meet before classes start to get to know each other and talk about expectations.
Step 6: Attend the mentors-only Reception in the fall by special invitaiton.