Mentoring Program FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions - Mentors

 Why should I participate as a mentor? 

I am not an alumni of Gustavus, can I still participate in the mentoring program?

I have not heard from my mentee.

I can't attend the kickoff event, can I still participate in the mentoring program?

I live out of state, can I still be a mentor?

How often should I meet with my mentee?

My mentee is not responding, what should I do?

I have a mentee who's major is different from my career field, what should I do?

Will there be an orientation for mentors?

Is it okay to talk to the mentee over the phone?