What courses do UV Mentors take?
University Student Success (3 credit hours)
Approximately 1,000 students take University Student Success each year. The purpose of the class is to help students increase their self-awareness, improve their critical thinking and study skills, and connect to their college campus. Most students have the opportunity to work with a mentor who helps them to achieve these course objectives.
Leadership Mentoring I (3 credit hours)
Before applying to be a UV Mentor, you must take CLSS 2200. This course introduces students to basic concepts of leadership and mentoring and allows them to further develop their own self-awareness, critical thinking, and campus connections.
Leadership Mentoring II (3 credit hours)
In your first semester as a UV Mentor you will enroll in CLSS 2300. This course is designed to hone your skills as a mentor and prepare you for the specific topics covered in CLSS 1000.
Leadership Mentoring Practicum (2 credit hours)
After the first semester, you will enroll in CLSS 240R. This is a practicum designed for accountability and ongoing skills assessment. You will submit weekly reflections on Blackboard and meet each week with the whole group to discuss relevant issues.