University of Toronto

Innis Alumni & Friends

Mentorship Resources

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Program Dates

Sept. 19, 2019 | Student Mentee Information Session at 5:30pm in the Innis Residence Events Room

Sept. 4-24, 2019 | Student Mentee Registration Period

Oct. 3-4, 2019 | Mentee Matching Meetings

Each mentee applicant attends a small group discussion to elaborate on their aspirations with the Mentorship Committee. Sign-up is done through the registration form. A confirmation email, including location and interview details, will be sent to all applicants after the September 24 registration deadline has passed.

Oct. 29, 2019 | Mentorship Orientation and Launch

5:30-7pm, Innis Residence Events Room (111 St. George Street)

A reception and orientation for mentees and mentors to meet each other and begin their mentorship journey.

Mentees must attend the Mentee Orientation session in order to complete their admission into the program. The orientation session will ensure that mentees are empowered to make the most out of their mentorship experience. If you are unable to attend the Oct. 29 session, make-up sessions will be offered on Oct. 25 at noon and Oct. 28 at 4pm. 

Late Dec. 2019 | Mentee Intake and Mentee-Mentor Agreement Surveys Due 

Mentees, please complete these surveys online. Links to the surveys will be shared through the Mentorship Newsletter.

Feb. 2020 | Mentorship Midpoint Professional Development Workshop

A professional development opportunity for all program participants. Mentees strongly encouraged to attend, mentors welcome.

Late Feb. 2020 | Mentor Recognition Event

A reception for all U of T mentors. Hosted by the Division of University Advancement to thank mentors for their dedication to our students.

Mar. 2020| Mentorship End of Year Celebration

All program participants come together one last time to celebrate another successful year of mentorship.

Apr. 2020 | Program Feedback Surveys Distributed

Your feedback is important for us to develop the program. Surveys will be conducted online.

Mentorship Handbook
Compiled by Sarah Burley-Hollows, assistant dean—Student Life, Innis College, 2016

Program Goals & Learning Outcomes

Being a Mentee

Maintaining a Positive Relationship

Etiquette

Networking Questions

Contact Us
Please know that our Mentorship Coordinators are here to support you, with discretion, throughout your mentorship experience. While we have been quite thoughtful and rigorous in our matching process, an unanticipated issue between a mentor and mentee may arise. If you find yourself in such a position, we encourage you to contact a coordinator without delay. We would much rather circumvent an issue from happening in the first place, than for your mentorship relationship to be compromised altogether.