The Alumni Mentor Program enables alumni to share their experience and expertise with UCLA students.
Once selected as a mentor by one or more students, you have the opportunity to advise your student(s) about:
It is both the mentor and the student’s responsibility to keep in regular contact with each other. Check in with your student(s) at least once a week or a couple of times a month and respond to them in a timely manner. You and your student(s) will be invited to events throughout the year to network and socialize. Opportunities for interaction include:
Even if you do not live near UCLA, you are still encouraged to mentor a student via phone, email or online.
Please note that this is a student-selected process. It is possible you may not be paired with a student.
Alumni belonging to one of these categories below have the option to only mentor students belonging to the same group. If you select this option in the application, only this pool of students will be eligible to select you as a mentor. You also will have the option to be available to the general population of students.
For questions, contact Danica Dawson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-825-8736.
"I find a great sense of satisfaction and reward from watching the growth and development of other people. I live in San Francisco but through email, text and phone calls, I can have an impact on someone else's life and develop a bond that will last years." – Mike Weiss '06
Danica Dawson, email@example.com or 310-825-8736.