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
These resources will help you with one-on-one advising so you can be perceptive to the needs of your students, and thus allow them to do their best work in their graduate program.
- The Graduate Catalog: Advisory System
- Concerned About the Well-Being of a Student?
- Student Health and Wellness Red Folder
- Being a Career Counselor for Your Advisee - Center for Career Development
- How to Mentor Graduate Students: A Guide for Faculty - Rackham Graduate School
- Edward C. Marth Mentorship Award
- Center for Students with Disabilities - Division of Student Affairs Resources for Graduate Students
Timely Topics Presentations
- From Expectations to Evaluations: The Importance of Timely Feedback (Slides, Video)
- Supporting Grad Students with Disabilities (Slides, Video)
- Career Outcomes for PhDs and Implications for PhD Training (Slides, Video)
- "How Are You Doing?"...and Other Scary Questions (Slide Deck)
- Provost Lejuez's Session on Graduate Student Mental Health and the Role of the Advisor (Video, Slide Deck)
- Cultivating Career Conversations with Your Advisee (Slide Deck)
- Writing Effective Reference Letters for NSF GRFP Applicants (Slides, Video)
- Annual Academic Reviews
- Student Resources for Guidance and Support
- Information and Resources Related to Graduate Assistantships
- Steps to a Successful Graduation - Office of the Registrar
- Voluntary Separations (i.e., academic leave, exit, program separation)
- Request Reinstatement to Graduate Study or Reinstatement from Academic Leave
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.