Mentors host weekly 2 hour workshops for all members of their Posse based on the and Posse curriculum. Mentors personalize the workshops and make adjustments based on the academic calendar, etcetera.
Each mentor meets biweekly with each member of their Posse for hour-long one-on-one conversations. These sessions are usually scheduled as five appointments each week.
Posse mentors participate in the Center for Academic Equity’s mentor development meetings in which mentors get together with others to share their experiences, connect to campus resources, and find support for their role as a mentor.
Mentors schedule weekly discussions with the trainers in the local Posse office in the city from which Posse scholars originate.
Mentors plan activities which allow students to bond and expose them to Tulane and New Orleans’s rich cultural heritage.
Mentors participate in all Posse Campus Visits in the fall and spring semesters.
Mentors attend the PPR held (late February/early March) each year. This three-day event includes workshops and activities with, Posse scholars and Plusers (including non-posse students, faculty, and staff).
Mentors are expected to attend the Posse Graduation (held at 10 AM on the Thursday before Commencement).
The Center for Academic Equity hosts a yearly retreat for all mentors in May. The retreat welcomes new mentors, provides an opportunity for fellowship and celebration while enhancing mentor training and planning for the new academic year.