Mentor FAQ’s

Do mentors get paid?
No, mentors are not paid; however the program coordinates events on-campus and off-campus which are free to mentors who complete an application and are eligible. However, mentors do receive a stipend at the end of the semester based upon the number of mentees they support and their level of participation.

What is the age requirement to become a mentor?
There are no minimum or maximum age requirements to be a mentor. Any part-time or full-time Ferris student can apply to become a mentor.

What are the criteria for being a mentor?
Mentors are required to have a 2.50 cumulative grade point average and be at least a sophomore student.

How often should mentors meet with their mentees?
We ask mentors to make contact with their mentee(s) at lease once or twice a week. The contact can consist of one-on-one contact, phone, or email.

Can mentors date their mentees?
In order to provide an objective and quality mentor experience, we do not encourage mentors and mentees date during this experience.