1L Mentor/Mentee Program

Seattle University School of Law would like to extend to you the opportunity to participate in our Mentee/Mentor Program.  The Student Mentor/Mentee Program matches 1Ls with 2L, 3L, or 4L mentors.  The Program is run by the Women's Law Caucus with support from the Student Bar Association and is open to all studentsIf you are interested in being paired with a mentor, or if you would like to mentor a student this year, please complete a brief survey that can be found here by September 16. 

The purpose of the Student Mentor/Mentee Program is to match 1Ls with upper classmen to provide support and guidance.  Advice and support provided includes information regarding: classes, professors, student organizations, employment, and generally navigating through the law school process.  

**If you are an alumna/us or friend of the law school interested in mentoring a 1L student, we encourage you to participate in the Seattle University School of Law 1L Mentorship Program. The 1L Mentorship Program is designed to connect first year law students with alumni and friends of the law school to enhance and maximize students’ law school experience, professional development, and professional opportunities. For more information please visit law.seattleu.edu/1lmentors.

How to Apply

1) Submit a simple application by clicking on this linkApplication.  Once all mentor and mentee applications are received, you will be paired with a mentor/mentee.  This pairing will occur during the 2nd-3rd weeks of school, and you will be emailed your mentor/mentee pairing information.

2) During the 4-5th weeks of school (fall semester), the Women's Law Caucus will host a "meet and greet".  The "meet and greet" will provide students with the opportunity to meet their mentor/mentee and gain valuable information about how to best serve as a mentor or mentee.  Lunch and/or snacks will be provided. 

3) Throughout the year, the Women's Law Caucus will host informal get-togethers, which will allow mentors and mentees to meet up on campus for coffee and light refreshment.  On the last day of fall semester, the Mentor/Mentee program will host a 1L study session.   

4) In spring semester the Women's Law Caucus will host a final Mentor/Mentee event.  

Remember: Everyone is able to be a mentor/mentee, simply fill out the application form (Application).  Applications must be received by Tuesday, September 10.

If you have questions regarding the Mentor/Mentee Program, please contact the Mentor/Mentee Chair Angie Weiss (weissangelic@seattleu.edu).