We know how difficult it is to adapt to a new environment, meet new people and adjust your pace to new requirements.
Do not despair. Through our Mentorship service, we seek to help you learn how to perform successfully and develop your potential and your UPN skills as you experience university life for the first time. We will also invite your parents or guardians to be part of the program so your entire environment favors your academic performance and hence your professional development.
IS MENTORSHIP MANDATORY?
Mentorship is mandatory for the following students:
- New students.
- Academically at-risk students
- Engineering students in their II, III and IV semesters (Mentorship will be progressively extended to other faculties).
WHO ENTERS THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM?
All freshmen admitted during the semester who take a full course load their first semester.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM?
There is no age limit.
ARE THERE ANY EXCEPTIONS TO PARTICIPATION?
Yes, exceptions include students who are admitted as external transfer students, students completing their second degree program and students who have transferred from a higher-learning institute.
WHO SHOULD REGISTER UNDERAGE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS?
If you are an underage student, your parents or guardians should make sure that they enter your basic information (landline phone number, mobile phone and email) so they can be contacted by your mentor to receive information about your academic performance, attendance and other important issues.
IS THERE ANY OTHER WAY TO STAY INFORMED ABOUT STUDENT GRADES AND ATTENDANCE?
Yes, you can request a password to log in to the UPN Parents Portal, where you can access student-related information.
WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE IN MENTORSHIP?
Because we want to help students adapt to their new university life. Because it allows us to make sure we are strengthening their skills and abilities from the very beginning.
WHAT AREAS WORK IN COORDINATION WITH THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM?
The following areas: Psychological Counseling, for vocational guidance or emotional support; our academic departments, for academic support; Student Affairs, for extracurricular activities; and other areas responsible for fostering the comprehensive development of the student.