Mentee Information

Our office offers a mentoring program to students that helps equip them with the tools necessary to be successful at Gustavus. The program is designed to allow you to ask questions, seek guidance, and know the resources that are available to you on campus. Individuals who register will receive an upper-level student, faculty, or staff member mentor who will help you adjust to campus life and support you throughout your academic career. Participants will also receive exclusive notifications about resources, events, and activities.

How do I get involved as a mentee in the Diversity Center Mentoring Program?

The Diversity Center Friends mentoring program is geared towards supporting low socioeconomic status, first-generation, and underrepresented students, however all admitted and enrolled Gustavus students are welcome to apply.  

As a mentee, you are required to:

  • Be an admitted and enrolled Gustavus student
  • Attend Diversity Center mentoring program programs that help promote academic and professional development
  • Be an active participate in Diversity Center programs
  • Have a willingness to be available once a month to meet with and spend time with a mentor.

If you are interested and meet the above criteria, please click here.

For more information about the Diversity Center Friends mentoring program, please contact Kenneth Reid, Assistant Director of the Diversity Center, at (507) 933-7449 or via email at