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Revelle College Mentorship Program

The mentor is the one who helps you find your own way, But you have to be open; you have to ask questions; you can’t pretend to have all the answers. That takes guts; real guts.

     ~ Joseph Campbell in Once and Future Myths

The Revelle Mentoring Program, initiated in summer 2016, encourages faculty and students to engage in conversation during out-of-classroom meetings. The purpose is to provide students with guidance and encouragement, share life perspectives, and help identify academic, career, and personal goals. Revelle students in good standing may apply.

Become a Mentor

Revelle College Faculty wishing to become a mentor, please contact the Revelle College Provost's Office - or 858-534-1571.

How mentors support students:

  • Act as a networking resource and guide.
  • Meet with students during office hours, over coffee or lunch, or in labs/research facilities.
  • Foster a relationship based on trust and respect; sharing life perspectives, guidance, and encouragement; and helping mentees to identify academic, career, and personal goals.

Find a Mentor

Apply for a Mentor

Having a mentor has been the best thing that happened to me in my college life. I will always be forever grateful to my mentor and the program that has helped me to meet him. It has been a true blessing for me and I could never thank my mentor and the program enough.

  ~ Anonymous Student, UC San Diego

Revelle College 3rd and 4th year students, who are in good standing, are encouraged to apply. 

Student Expectations:

  • Be proactive and arrange meetings with your faculty mentor  (you are encouraged to take advantage of the Coffee with a Prof and/or Dine with a Prof program)
  • Identify the skills, knowledge, and/or goals you wish to achieve, and communicate them effectively to your mentor
  • Ask questions, seek feedback, and work with your mentor to identify resources for learning (e.g., people, programs)
  • Be eager and willing to put in the time and effort required to build a meaningful mentor relationship (e.g., be punctual and come prepared to meetings)


Revelle College Provost's Office - ~ 858-534-1571