Golden Gate University has a new student mentoring program for the School of Undergraduate Studies − connecting students to alumni and other working professionals of the GGU community. The program is custom-designed to integrate and complement the academic curriculum and to provide facilitated connections online and in-person with our expansive professional network. Participation in the Mentorship Program offers students and mentors alike, opportunities to give and receive real-world connections and career guidance that reinforce our core value of providing pragmatic, career-advancing education for working adults. 

How to Get Involved

Join GGU Connect |

  • Participate in our exclusive online community for networking and mentorship
  • Search GGU’s professional network of alumni, faculty, staff, and students
  • Send and receive emails and requests for informational meetings or "flash mentorship"
  • Participate in a Guided Mentor Program
  • Post career-related questions or share opportunities on the discussion forum


Be a Mentor

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to be matched with GGU mentors (alumni, faculty, and staff) for a longer-term, structured mentorship experience.  The Guided Mentor Program for undergraduate students aims to expand and deepen their experience connecting with industry professionals to explore careers, set goals, check-in on progress and build more meaningful connections in the GGU network.

  • Coordinated match between mentee and mentor
  • Guided by goals, tasks, and resources
  • Training and networking opportunities provided in-person and online
  • Application and 3 month commitment required

We are currently seeking alumni mentors who are:

  • Dedicated GGU fans & advocates
  • Motivated to support our students and willing to be coached
  • Comfortable and responsive to communicating online
  • Committed to volunteering for three months at a time (approximately 10-15 hours per program)

There are no minimum professional requirements to be a mentor. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are required for each program a mentor participates. Training and support are provided in-person and online.  


Join GGU Connect ( to participate in the mentor network and/or search for your own networking and mentorship connections

Have Questions? 

Contact the Mentorship Support Team at or (415) 442-7872