Mentee's Requirements for Progression

Students in the CLAS Mentor Program have struggled academically and are on academic probation.  They need to earn their required KU Term GPA (see student information for details) during the Spring 2017 semester or raise their KU cumulative GPA to a 2.00.  In addition to their GPA requirement they are also required to fill out an action plan with their advisor.  Within this plan, they will set one main goal for fall semester along with three action steps to help them progress toward achieving their goal.

As a faculty mentor and member of the students’ support system, we encourage you to support our efforts in assisting the student meet their goals.

Talking Points for Mentor/Mentee Meetings

First Mentor/Mentee Meeting: Getting Acquainted

  •  Discuss educational and career backgrounds
  •  Mentors can provide unique information on how to study for courses in their discipline
  •  Discuss personal interests
  •  Discuss goals and objectives of the mentoring program
  •  Decide the best form of communication for scheduling meetings and staying in touch
  •  Discuss available campus resources (campus networking)
  •  Schedule next meeting

Second Mentor/Mentee Meeting: Follow-up and Check-in

  •  How are action plans/goals going?
  •  What are you proud of since we last met? What is something you have improved?
  •  What has been challenging for you since we last met?
  •  Are you achieving a school/work/life balance?
  •  Discuss available campus resources (campus networking)

Third Mentor/Mentee Meeting: Reflection and Future plans

  •  Recap goals and successes
  •  Discuss what worked and didn’t work in your mentoring relationship
  • (Suggestions to help future mentoring teams)
  •  Future meetings/discussions
  •  Future plans for student

Information about Undergraduate Mentoring

 


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