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Bobcat Bond

New

Mentor

Orientation

Fall 2017

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Mission

The program's mission is to increase the retention of students by providing second year and transfer students opportunities to learn from mentors who serve as coaches, role models, advisors, guides and referral agents.

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What is Bobcat Bond?

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Program that provides a relationship that helps an individual to grow and develop. Bobcat Bond encourages student engagement.It provides a support base and a sounding board for mentees.It helps students navigate the campus that can be overwhelming.

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Mentoring Examples

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Mentoring Examples

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Mentoring Examples

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Mentoring Examples

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Mentoring Examples

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Benefits for Mentees

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Helps them feel connected & confidentProvides role modelsSomeone who knows how to find the campus resources they

need

Increased engagement

,

a higher GPA,

and

increased

retention

Exposure

to diverse perspectives and experiences

Someone

who knows what it takes to be a successful student

Can

begin to develop

their

career development plan

Someone they can talk

to about academic and/or personal issues

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Mentee’s Responsibilities

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Regularly contact you and keep you updated on progressYou’re investing in them!Explain expectations and what they

want out of the program

Participate

in Bobcat Bond Program activities

Make

honest effort to succeed

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Your Expectations?

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Benefits for Mentors

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Connects you with students more directlyHelps you understand problems/issues from the mentees’ point of viewFeel needed/valued and are retainedThe chance to make a

difference in someone’s life

Encourages effective and open

communication

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Your Responsibilities

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Commit to the program and your mentee(s)Meet regularly at times agreed uponCommunicate regularly through e-mail, Facebook, text messagesParticipate in Bobcat Bond Program activities

Be a resource and provide positive reinforcement

for students

Help

connect students to

people and

resources

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Things To Do

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Attend Bobcat Bond activities togetherMid-Term RelaxerEnd of the Year Awards CeremonyWeekly connections (face-to-face, phone, Facebook, Twitter, text messaging)Coffee/Breakfast/LunchAttend student organized activities togetherBrilliant Bobcats WorkshopsAttend athletic and/or cultural eventsFootball, Volleyball, Soccer gamesAttend a speaker event together (Common Experience, etc.)

Attend job/housing fairs

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Typical Mentee Concerns

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New town, new people – friends & connectionsAcademic successAdjusting to college (home sickness)FinancesOpportunities (Jobs, involvement on campus)New found responsibilities“My first F!”Questions about major

First time living off campus/roommate issues/apartment troubles

Time management skills/sleeping habits

Crisis management

DEADLINES

DEADLINES

DEADLINES

!

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Resources for Students

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Attorney for Students http://www.attorney.txstate.edu/Student Involvement @ LBJSC http://getinvolved.lbjsc.txstate.edu/ Career Serviceshttp://www.careerservices.txstate.edu/Counseling Centerhttp://www.counseling.txstate.edu/ Student Health Center

http://www.healthcenter.txstate.edu/

Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion

http://www.sdi.txstate.edu/

Student Financial Aid & Scholarships

http://www.finaid.txstate.edu/

Student Learning Assistance Center

http://www.txstate.edu/slac/

Campus Recreation

http://www.campusrecreation.txstate.edu/

Writing Center

http://www.writingcenter.txstate.edu/

Planning, Assessment, Leadership, & Marketing Office in LBJ Student Center

http://www.lbjsc.txstate.edu/services/PALM.html

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Tips

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Find common interests – break the ice!Be actively involved in discussions with your menteeCollaborate on goals for your relationshipGet specific! See in what specific ways you can help your mentee

Be

yourself!

The only way to get them to open up is if you show them who you are

Be open & honest

HAVE FUN!

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QUESTIONS?

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Bobcat Bond Contacts

Terence Parker or Alex PatlanBobcat Bond StaffBobcatBond@txstate.edu


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