Mentorship is a crucial and rewarding part of UB's educational experience. SavorUB connects current students with alumni based on their shared personal and professional interests.
Student-alumni pairs meet initially over a meal at a Baltimore restaurant or coffee shop, and from there, one-on-one mentoring relationships can be tailored to meet individual needs.
How do alumni get involved?
It’s simple: To register as a volunteer, fill out the form below. We will then match you with a current student and coordinate with you to arrange the initial meeting.
How do students get involved?
- Complete the online application.
- Once you’ve been accepted, the Office of Alumni Relations will match you with a UB alumna or alumnus and will coordinate the time, date and location for your initial meeting.
- Prior to that meeting, you will receive information about what to expect and how to conduct a professional coffee, lunch or dinner meeting. Please note: While this may be an informal mentoring program, you are expected to exhibit the utmost professionalism.
I hope word gets out about SavorUB because I think it was a great opportunity, and [my mentor] showed a lot of interest in the University and its students. Thank you so much for arranging our dinner. —Tiffany Preston, CERT '13
It was truly my pleasure! It was fun to meet [my mentee] and talk through the small steps she can take now to move towards achieving those dreams. It was a great opportunity for me as well to stay connected with the enterprising students that grace UB's classroom—so thank you! —Victoria Fitch, B.A. '12
Alumni Volunteer Form
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