Below is a typical timeline for University Mentorship. Events vary from year to year to account for the evolving needs and interests of incoming students so all program participants receive full calendars and reminders upon joining the program.


  • 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
  • Additional program activities


  • Cider Mill & Country Fair Outing social visit to a local cider mill and corn maze in Southeast Michigan
  • Stressbusters learn tips to stay healthy, learn time management and study skills, enjoy food, chair massages and de-stress activities
  • Additional program activities


  • Summer Opportunities Workshop to help students learn more about internships, research and volunteering deadlines and prepare for these opportunities
  • Law School Interactive Tour annual event to visit the law quad, see residence halls and enjoy dinner in the Lawyer's Club
  • Additional program activities


  • Winterfest closing reception to honor mentors of the year and say farewell to our participants
  • Study sessions
  • Exit survey for participant feedback


  • Recruitment and selection for mentors and mentorship staff


  • Peer mentor training