Become a TME Mentor

TME Mentors serve as a link between students and their prospective majors.  Mentors use their own experiences to give interested students an idea of what their particular program entails. If you are interested in applying to become a TME Mentor, review all of the information below and complete the application that follows.

Open Positions:

For best consideration, submit your application by FEBRUARY 23, 2018.

Mentor positions are filled on a need-basis. New Mentors will be appointed only when there is an open spot for that particular major.

To see if a TME Mentor position for your major is open, click the corresponding school of college below. If your major is not listed, it means we are not looking for a Mentor in that program at this time.


College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Animal Science
  • Applied and Resource Economics
  • Athletic Training
  • Diagnostic Genetic Sciences
  • Dietetics
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Nutritional Sciences and (Didactic)
  • Pathobiology
  • Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems

School of Business

  • Business Administration
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Financial Management
  • Health Care Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Real Estate/Urban Economics

Neag School of Education

  • Biological Sciences Education
  • Earth Science Education
  • French Education
  • History and Social Studies Education
  • Spanish Education
  • Special Education
  • Sport Management

School of Engineering

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

School of Fine Arts

  • Acting
  • Art - Graphic Design
  • Art History
  • Music
  • Puppetry
  • Theatre Studies

Honors Program

  • Honors (any major)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Africana Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chinese
  • Classics/Anc Mediterranean Std
  • Communication
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Human Rights
  • Italian Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Journalism
  • Judaic Studies
  • Latino and Latin Amer Studies
  • Linguistics/Philosophy
  • Linguistics/Psychology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Maritime Studies
  • Mathematics/Actuarial Science/Finance
  • Mathematics/Physics
  • Mathematics/Statistics
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Structural Biology and Biophysics
  • Urban and Community Studies
  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

School of Nursing

  • Nursing


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Check UConn email at least once per day
  • Respond to any questions within 2-3 business days. This includes summer and winter breaks.
  • Mentors can volunteer to be a part of events such as University Open House, First Year Experience courses, various workshops, etc.
  • Mentors are encouraged to share ideas that contribute to the overall success of TME


Below, you will find the minimum requirements for becoming a TME Mentor. However, depending on the major for which you are applying, there may be additional requirements that have been decided upon between TME and your major department. We will be sure to make you aware of any additional requirements once we receive your application.

  • Full-time status at UConn (12 credits or higher)
  • A cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5 and in good academic standing
  • Completed at least one full semester of upper-level courses in your major

Application Procedures:

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. However, for best consideration, submit your application by FEBRUARY 23, 2018.
  • Complete all of the fields and questions below.  When finished, click the submit button.
  • You will be notified whether or not you have been chosen for an interview. Interviews will take place in march of 2018.
  • Selected Mentors will be notified shortly after the interview. Training will take place in April of 2018. 
  • New mentors will begin at the of the Fall 2018 semester.