1119 Mesa Visa Hall
1-University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Phone: (505) 277-6343
Fax: (505) 277-0033
Get Involved, Begin Your Adventure & Stay Connected
Students begin their Sidekicks experience by requesting a Mentor or Mentee by completing an online Interested Form. Once matched, participants form teams for the academic year. Teams complete the Sidekicks Orientation to learn about roles and responsibilities; how to properly track team points; established team goals; and sign a team contract. Teams then select activities and participate in various opportunities including: community service events, socials, academic workshops, UNM Getaway Adventures, and numerous additional options listed on the Sidekicks website and weekly newsletter. Active participation in academic enrichment activities, service initiatives, student success events and other opportunities are highlights of the mentorship component. Team are encouraged to compete in monthly challenges and earn points to win a book scholarship offered each month.
What is Mentoring?
A Mentor contributes to the development of another person by being a trusted confidant & providing academic and personal support. Mentors can support students in many ways, including:
What does a Mentor do?
A Mentee receives support from a more seasoned individual that they trust to confide in and receive positive nudges to grow individually and professionally. Mentees are committed to: