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Corona Virus: Mentoring and Advising Practices

Mentoring and Advising Graduate Students in a COVID-19 Environment

As campus prepares for remote work and instruction, graduate programs will also need to transition to providing remote advising and mentoring.  Below are some resources to help faculty and staff adjust to advising students online and guidance on topics to discuss as we face new challenges with the Corona Virus.

Advising Resources for Graduate Program Coordinators and Graduate Program Advisors

Graduate program coordinators and graduate program advisors can provide advising to graduate students through virtual appointments. UC Davis Academic Advising Enrichment has put together the below Zoom resources that may be helpful as graduate programs adjust to remote advising needs.

Tips for Faculty Mentors

We encourage all faculty mentors to reach out to their graduate students regularly and be a source of support during this stressful time.  Below are some suggested topics to discuss with your mentee.  

Questions? Graduate Studies Can Help.

For more information about provisional changes to graduate education policy, leave options, and degree progress, visit our COVID-19 Graduate Education Guidance page. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact