A student mentor is:

 

  • A teacher who helps the mentee learn about university life. 
  • A guide who shows or tells the mentee where to find people places and things on and off campus.
  • An advisor who offers supportive advice and refers the student mentee to support services on campus that are important to them.
  • A role model who demonstrates strong citizenship and leadership skills, encourages participation in university life.
  • A trusted friend who is there for you, listens to see you, is caring and open. 
  • A confidant who respects the confidentiality of the mentoring relationship.