Events

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.

April-July

  • Mentee applications available
  • Mentor recruitment

June-August

  • Mentee application status announced
  • Mentor groups finalized and announced

September

  • 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

October

  • 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

November

  • 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

December

  • 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 

January-March

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

March

  • Peer Mentor training