Mentors are faculty, staff, and graduate students who have volunteered to serve as a mentor to an incoming first-year or transfer student during their first year at Seattle U.

Interested in Becoming a Mentor?

If you'd like to be a mentor in the Ignite Mentorship Program, please RSVP for an upcoming information/training session. You can also contact for more information or if you have questions. New Mentor Information Sessions are scheduled for the following dates:

  • Friday, May 24th from 12:30-2 pm in Pigott 103 (lunch provided)
  • Wednesday, May 29th from 3-4:30 pm in Pigott 100
  • Thursday, June 20th from 12-1:30 pm in Pigott 202 (lunch provided)

In the meantime, you may want to review the Ignite Mentor Position Description to learn more.

Current Mentors

If you are a current mentor for Ignite, thank you! Our Ignite Mentor Resource Guide is available to help answer questions and connect you with resources (download the resource guide above). We will regularly update the guide and will note when new versions are up in our regular newsletter, the Ignite Mentor News

Current Mentors can sign up for an Ignite Debrief Session to provide feedback on your experience as a mentor. Upcoming debrief sessions are being held on the following dates (RSVP here):

  • Tuesday, June 11th from 9:00am - 9:30am in Pigott Pavilion 150
  • Tuesday, June 18th from 12:15pm - 1:00pm (lunch provided) in Casey Commons

Mentor Resources