Academic Credit and Grading

WRI 1100 Mentors can receive 1-3 graded, academic credits for their work with your class. Faculty members and academic mentors determine the number of credits using the following University guidelines:

1 credit: average of 3 hours of responsibilities per week (includes time in class).
2 credits: average of 6 hours of responsibilities per week (includes time in class).
3 credits: average of 9 hours of responsibilities per week (includes time in class).

Registration for Credits

Credit registration for WRI 1100 Mentors can be completed via Banner. Mentorsare to register for the 4930 of their discipline. So, if the Mentor is from the Sociology department working with a Sociology section of WRI 1100, she'd register for SOC 4930 for her Mentor credits.

Grading WRI 1100 Mentors

WRI 1100 Mentors receive graded 4000-level academic credit for their work. At the beginning of the quarter each faculty member is responsible to meet with his or her student academic mentor to outline the learning objectives for mentors and confirm specific roles and responsibilities.

Then at the end of the quarter, each faculty member submits a grade for his or her mentor based on the student's work during the quarter and the student's ability to meet stated expectations.