University of Michigan Alumni Association


U-M students, get advice from the Leaders and Best who’ve come before you by participating in the 30 Minute Mentors program, either face-to-face or our new virtual mentoring.

Alumni: Interested in mentoring? Complete our alumni volunteer form.

Campus 30 Minute Mentor Sessions

Sessions are held in Ann Arbor at the Alumni Center unless otherwise noted. U-M students register online to meet with an alumni volunteer for 30 minutes between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Undergraduate and graduate students may register to participate.

Campus 30 Minute Mentor Dates

2014  - 2015 dates:

  • September 19, 2014 -- Closed 
  • October 17, 2014 -- Closed
  • November 7, 2014 (North Campus) -- Closed
  • February 13, 2015 (North Campus) -- Closed
  • March 27, 2015 - Closed

Alumni: Please review our Mentor Guidelines for In-person Mentoring

Students: Please review our Student Guidelines for In-person Mentoring 

Virtual 30 Minute Mentor Sessions

3 Months. 30 Minutes. Infinite Connections. Held in October, November, February, March and May, U-M students can register online to meet with U-M alumni volunteers from a variety of industries, cities and academic backgrounds. Once registered, students will receive contact information so they can follow up directly with their selected alumnus/a via phone, Skype, FaceTime or Google Hangout. All connections should be made within the month.

Virtual 30 Minute Mentor Months

  • October - Closed
  • November - Closed
  • February - Closed
  • March - Closed
  • May*

* May 2015 for new/recent grad members of the Alumni Association

Alumni: Please review our Mentor Guidelines for Virtual Mentoring
Students: Please review our Student Guidelines for Virtual Mentoring

The 30 Minute Mentors program is made possible by support from Alumni Association members.

While the Alumni Association strives to identify relevant and high quality professionals to provide career advice, we cannot be responsible for screening or evaluating the quality of any advice provided by alumni mentors.