Mentoring Initiatives

Innovations in Mentoring Practices

UC Davis Graduate Studies is committed to developing innovative practices in graduate student mentorship. Mentoring efforts enhance graduate student retention and well-being, allowing graduate students to successfully navigate and thrive in graduate programs. The new initiatives led by the Director of Mentoring and Academic Success foster collaboration between faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars across departments and disciplines. These initiatives aim to discover and promote innovative, promising practices that  promote academic excellence, mutual respect, diversity, and wellness.