Millikin Mentor Program

The Millikin Mentor program fosters relationships between students and alumni with the aim of helping students succeed at Millikin and beyond. It also provides alumni with a meaningful opportunity to stay engaged with the Big Blue. In partnership with MU’s Career Center, the program runs October-April each academic year, creating a robust program for both students and alumni.

Alumni, we hope you will share your Millikin experience, professional path to success and advice with the students following in your footsteps.

Important 2018-19 Dates:

  • Sept. 26: Application deadline (students and alumni)
  • Oct. 15: Match date and student meeting (students)
  • TBA: Induction Lunch & football game (students and alumni)
  • TBA: Etiquette Dinner (students and alumni)
  • TBA: End-of-Year BBQ (students and alumni)

Alumni Mentors
Alumni mentors are role models and resources who share educational and professional experiences with students to provide career guidance and professional contacts. Alumni mentors are partnered with student mentees based on similar career paths, interests and goals.

Mentor Requirements

  • Commit to a minimum of one conversation per month via email, phone, in-person, etc.
  • Must be an MU graduate.

For more information, contact the Alumni & Development Office at 217.424.6383 or

By submitting this form, I agree to the following terms and conditions of the Millikin Mentor program. I understand that this program requires regular communication with my mentee. I commit to working to build a mutual relationship with my mentee, being open to new challenges, sharing my own stories, respecting the differences between my mentee and me, and providing guidance to the best of my ability.