Below are our signature events and activities for the semester. These vary from year to year, so all participants receive full calendars in our monthly newsletters and email reminders.


  • Mentee applications available
  • Mentor recruitment


  • Mentee application status announced
  • Mentor groups finalized and announced


  • Mentors Only Workshop sessions to prepare mentors for their role prior to the program Kickoff
  • Mentorship Kickoff opening event for all registered participants, mentors, and staff
  • Cider Mill Outing social visit to a local cider mill and corn maze in Southeast Michigan

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Mentorship Kickoff                  Cider Mill                                Mentor Workshop


  • First Summer at UM interactive workshop to help students learn more internships, research and volunteering deadlines and prepare for these opportunities
  • Stressbusters learn tips to stay healthy, learn time management and study skills, enjoy food, chair massages and de-stress activities 

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First Summer @UM Workshop  Stressbusters& Study Skills    Faculty/Staff Mentors' Lounge


  • Law School Interactive Tour annual event to visit the law quad, see residence halls and enjoy dinner in the Lawyer's Club

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Pizza Tasting                        Law School Tour                      Resume Workshop/Coffee Hour


  • Winterfest closing reception to honor mentors of the year and say farewell to our participants
  • Mentorship Study Room Library sponsored study room for quiet study and refreshments during finals
  • Complete exit survey for participant feedback


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Mentorship Winterfest Closing Event and Awards Ceremony 


  • Recruitment and selection for Mentors and Mentorship Staff
  • Mentorship Post-Program assessment


  • Peer Mentor training