Mentoring Matters Submit an application by October 12

Mentor and protegee

Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today

Learn. Grow. Share. Connect.

The Mentoring Matters program provides AU staff opportunities to broaden their personal and professional skills and knowledge while building competencies that assist AU in reaching its strategic and Inclusive Excellence goals.

The Mentoring Matters program creates access to opportunities for all staff that enrich their professional experience and the workplace culture.

Program Objectives

  • Enhance personal and professional growth by broadening knowledge and skills
  • Gain a broader understanding of the mission and vision of AU and contribute to its future
  • Foster deeper connections and build meaningful relationships across the AU community


Participants must be full-time staff members and have completed the probation period.


Mentoring pairs are expected to have at least one 30-minute meeting per month. These can be either virtual or in-person.

E-learning Curriculum

There are a variety of e-learnings to enhance your mentoring experience, whether a mentor or mentee. All the e-learnings can be found in AsuccessfulU within the myAU Portal.

  • Being a Good Mentor
  • Taking Charge of Your Career
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Cultivating Cultural Competence and Inclusion
  • Being a Good Mentee 
  • Taking Charge of Your Career 
  • Developing Professional Image 
  • Improving Listening Skills
  • Cultivating Cultural Competence and Inclusion

How to Apply

The application period for fall 2022 is closed. Please check back in February 2023 for the spring program.


We are no longer accepting applications for the fall 2022 program. Check back in February for the spring 2023 program.

  • Applications Close: October 12, 2022
  • Matching Notifications: October 19, 2022
  • Mentoring Matters Kickoff: October 28, 2022

Inside Mentoring Matters

A peak inside the launch of previous cohorts from the Mentoring Matters program.