Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find a Faculty Mentor?

You can find a mentor at the FSM directory.

Why is this program important for me?

This program will assist you with encouragement, guidance, and support from an NLC Faculty member. The faculty mentor will help you complete your goals of transferring to a university or entering employment.

Why do I want to do this?

This program formalizes the important interactions between faculty and students to be used in conjunction with a professional advisor with the intention of promoting student retention and completion. Faculty Mentors make an even greater impact on our NLC student's lives.

What are the benefits of having a mentor?

A faculty mentor will assist our students in areas possibly ranging from academic work to life skills. Assistance might include:

  1. Locating support services for course work.
  2. Resume and personal statement writing guidance.
  3. Informing students of clubs and organizations.
  4. Assist with networking.
  5. Provide insights into a specific field or career.
  6. And more!
What can I expect from this program?

NLC students can expect to build a relationship in which students feel that there is a faculty member who cares about his or her success.

Who are the Faculty Mentors?

You can find a mentor at the FSM directory.

What are the benefits of the Faculty-Student Mentoring Program?

Building a relationship with a faculty member.

Why would I want to participate in the mentoring program?

Get help with Career Advice.

Increases your chances to graduate!

How do I join the program?

Start by filling out the student application.

For any additional questions, email: nlc-fsm@alamo.edu.