Mentor Activity List

As you requested, here’s a list of suggested activities for your and your mentee:

  • Check in on their summer research.
  • Attend events where your student’s work being recognized or attend his/her performances.
  • Meet over lunch or breakfast.
  • Hiking is another popular outing. Check out possible local hikes
  • Frozen yogurt in the Village.
  • Meet their parents during Family Weekend
  • Introduce your student to a group of alumni friends during alumni weekend
  • If your student has a presentation coming up, offer to listen and help them figure out how to make it better.
  • Attend Nelson Lectures/OID lunch time workshops together
  • When having trouble making in-person meetings happen, schedule phone calls and/or Skype calls.
  • Walking or running together
  • Teach each other to juggle and unicycle.
  • Go to an amusement park.
  • Have your student meet your family over dinner in the Hoch.
  • Trip to Target/Walmart, remember lots of students don’t have cars.
  • Meal in the Village.
  • Go to the movies.
  • Meet in the Shanahan CafĂ© for middle-of-the-day break.
  • Saturday or Sunday Brunch in Hoch.