Alumni Mentor Application

 

Henderson State University Mentoring Program 

General Overview

 

Purpose: 
 
The purpose of the mentoring program at Henderson State University is to enhance the quality of educational experiences and the knowledge of campus and community resources for first-generation college students. 

 

Mission: 
 
 
 
The Mentoring Program at Henderson State University strives to increase campus positivity and retention by providing first-generation college students with a knowledgeable faculty, staff, alumni, or peer mentor to help them the transition to campus life and beyond. 

 

Pairings:  
 
Mentors and mentees are paired according to their academic, professional, social, and cultural interests.  

 

Participant Requirements 

 

Mentee:  
 
• Must be a first-generation college student, meaning that neither parent or guardian has completed a four-year college degree 
• Must commit to participating in the program for a full academic year, but may continue on beyond that, if so desired  
• Must attend a minimum of two program-sponsored events and one social event per semester  
• Must maintain weekly contact with mentor (via phone, email, face-to-face, Facebook, etc.)  
• Must provide feedback to the mentor program coordinator

 

Mentors: 

 

 
  

 

 
• Must be Henderson faculty, staff, alumni, or upperclassman

• Must commit to participating in the program for a full academic year, but may continue on beyond that, if so desired 
• Must complete one Mentor Information Session
• Must provide feedback to the mentor program coordinator 
• Must maintain weekly contact with mentee(s) (via phone, email, face-to-face, Facebook, etc.) 

 



2013-2014 Alumni Mentoring Application 


 

Last Name  

First Name  

 

 

Are you a graduate of HSU?
              

Bachelor's Degree Aquired   Year  

Master's Degree Aquired   Year  


 

Address    

City   State   Zip  

Phone  

Alternate Phone  

Email Address  

Facebook Address  

 Twitter Address  

 

 

 Gender 
                                                              

Are you Hispanic or Latino?
                                                            

 

 Which best describes you? 

                                             

 If you selected other, please specify:   

  

What is the best standard of communication for you?  
                                             

If you selected other, please specify:  

 

 
What are your interests and hobbies?

   

 

 Please list any on or off campus groups and organizations you are affiliated with and any leadership positions currently held. 

                   

 

 What type of mentoring do you feel qualified to give? (Future career plans/intended major, general life advice, etc.)
                                        

 

What do you wish to accomplish by participating in the Henderson State University Mentoring Program?                                        

 

What are you looking for in a mentee?
                                             

 

Is there anything else you would like us to know that could help us pair you up better?                  

How many mentees are you comfortable mentoring?  

 

Please rank your top three indicators that you would like us to consider when matching you with a mentee.

   If you selected other, please specify:     


 

   If you selected other, please specify:  
 

    If you selected other, please specify:   

 

 

 

 

  I have reviewed the Henderson State University Mentoring Program Participant Requirements and agree to adhere to them. 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
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