2017-2018 MULTICULTURAL MENTORING PROGRAM MENTEE APPLICATION

Thank you for your interest in becoming a mentee in the Multicultural Mentoring Program! Mentee roles are open to all first-year students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Mentees are accepted on a rolling basis upon completion of this application, and are matched with MMP Mentors beginning in mid-summer 2017.

If you are interested in living in the MMP "Connect" Living and Learning Community (LLC), this application is mandatory, along with the Housing LLC application, which can be accessed here: http://housing.utk.edu/llc/apply/.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact MMP at mmp@utk.edu or the Office of Multicultural Student Life at 865-974-6861.

    MMP Mentee Expectations

    Before you complete your application to be a mentee with the Multicultural Mentoring Program, we want you to understand our expectations of you as a participant in our program. Mentee Role • Attend at least 2 MMP events per semester, with one being a Success Skills event • Maintain a positive attitude • Seek advice from mentor and academic advisor • Attend all classes • Participate in activities with mentor and other mentees • Look, listen, and learn • Strive for success • Reach out to your mentor; let him/her know what's on your mind • Assume responsibility for your own professional growth & development • Set goals and make decisions to achieve these goals • Be receptive of constructive feedback • Utilize campus resources Mentee Characteristics • Be open-minded for suggestions • Get to know their mentor • Show an interest in academic achievement • Accept support from the mentor • Participate in MMP activities • Make positive adjustments • Maintain contact with the mentor • Set high expectations of performance What To Do With Your Mentor? • Attend academic related functions • Build a positive relationship • Attend athletic events • Study together • Look, Listen, and Learn • Attend academic workshops • Interact with other mentees • Attend cultural events • Participate in academic and social activities with mentors to share resources and experiences
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