Mentees

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Who is a Mentee?

A first-year student, whether a freshman or a transfer student.

How Does the Program Work?

Once we receive your application, we pair you up with a mentor based on common interests and characteristics.  Your mentor will be your guide and resource for the whole year!

What can this Program Do for you?

  • Engage you in valuable leadership experiences which become the foundation for skills such as:  communication, mentoring, and conflict resolution
  • Encourage you to connect with the Latinx community on campus.  We will provide you with opportunities to interact, network, and collaborate with the University’s diverse population

What to Expect:

  • Strong friendships with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to build a mentor relationship that best suits your needs
  • Become a pro Husky…Woof!

Requirements

  • Must be a first-year student in the fall semester at the Storrs campus
  • Must complete the on-line Mentee Application
  • Enroll in the 1-credit course in the spring semester.  Enrollment in this course is by instructor consent only.  Please contact the METAS Team at METAS@uconn.edu with questions or to obtain your permission number to enroll.

UNIV 1820 (1-credit course)

  • Learn about transitional stages that you may undergo, and coping strategies that can help you thrive through your years at UConn.
  • Learn how to use and locate important campus resources, career paths, and how to increase your chances of succeeding at UConn.

METAS Mentee Application