SP2 Mentor Collective

The Mentor Collective program enhances the student and alumni experience by connecting students one-on-one with an SP2 alum mentor. SP2 students are paired with someone invested in their success — a person ready to listen, inspire, help navigate challenges, and recognize opportunities. SP2 students will learn what to expect in their respective degree programs, how to approach challenges, and gain career advice. At the same time, SP2 alumni mentors will build their networks, develop skills to become better professionals and leaders, as well as support our future leaders in social change.

We are excited to offer an opportunity for current students and alumni to build a meaningful, collaborative, community of practitioner-scholars. The SP2 Mentor Collective Program is an opportunity to:

  • Enhance students’ experiences
  • Cultivate personal and social connections
  • Develop professional networks
  • Effect meaningful change

How it Works

SP2 students will be matched with an alum mentor based on common interests, background, academics, and professional aspirations.

Students and mentors register and complete an online survey to paint a holistic picture of their interests and experiences.

Once you are matched with your mentee(s), you both decide how and how often you want to connect.

An SMS text message introduces the mentor and mentee, and they can then start engaging with their counterpart.

Discussion Topics

How do I balance the demands of school, family and work/internship/field placement?

How do I get the most of out of my experience at SP2 and Penn?

How do I make connections with professors, peers, and professionals in my area of interest?

How can I set myself up for academic and career success?


Join Now

We are actively enrolling SP2 students and SP2 alumni.

Become a Mentee

Become a Mentor

Resources for Mentors

Academic Supports

Weingarten Learning Center (writing support; time management; academic workshops for international students)

Student Disability Services (classroom accommodations; exams, note taking, formatting materials/readings)

Marks Family Writing Center

SP2 Writing Tutor (referral by academic advisor or course instructor required; 1:1 support)

Library Services

Graduate Student Center

Professional Development

Support Services

Student Life/Student Organizations

Cultural Resource Centers

Penn COVID-19 Response

Student Health Services

The Immunization Compliance Office Contact Information:

Please feel free to contact the office with any questions at 215 746-3535 or email vpul-immun@pobox.upenn.edu. Please do not email  your immunization records as they will not be processed.

The Immunization Compliance office
Student Health Services
3535 Market street, Suite 20, Mezzanine
Philadelphia PA 19104


If you have any questions, please contact:

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