The Office of Diversity Initiatives (ODI) and the University of Connecticut offers Faculty and Peer Mentoring programs. Mentors can serve as liaisons to campus resources, services, organizations events and opportunities as well as be a friend to a mentees and serve as support as they began to acculturate to campus culture and community. Many of the mentoring programs at the University are typically offered as 1 - 3 credit courses. However, Students are also encouraged to establish informal mentorships with any faculty or staff member at the University. Please contact ODI if you have questions about mentoring programs at UConn.