Advising and Mentoring: Supporting Your Graduate Students

Advising and Mentoring: Supporting Your Graduate Students

The guidance that you offer through mentorship and advising can be transformative and is a critical factor in graduate students’ academic success and well-being. This topic provides you with resources that will help you provide the best support to your graduate students.

Being an Attentive Advisor

Advisement Meetings

An academic advisor can be a great source of knowledge and guidance. These resources can help prepare for important advisement meetings and navigate challenges.

Student advocacy, support, and conflict mediation for both graduate students and faculty – contact Cinnamon Adams (

Scholarly Misconduct

Below are resources that explain what is considered scholarly misconduct in both research and academics, how to prevent misconduct, and what to do when you suspect that a student has committed an act of scholarly misconduct.

Cultural Competency: Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Connecticut celebrates diversity; these resources will help you advise students coming from diverse backgrounds.