Become a Mentor

GVSU K-12 Connect Summer Closure

GVSU K-12 Connect is now closed to the general public throughout the summer. Please watch for updated information regarding the fall (coming soon).

Any schools interested in partnering with K-12 Connect for the upcoming school year may contact Amirah Vosburgh at

“It is very reassuring to know that we are volunteering our time and efforts towards the learning and growth of younger students from the area.”

-Abby Graham, junior



Volunteer mentors are required to commit to at least 2 virtual mentor meetings per month throughout the semester to support 11th and 12th grade students with preparing for college.  

The application will ask for the following information so please be prepared: (1) Interests and/or hobbies, (2) Why You Want to Mentor High School Students, (3) Attach a photo



Background Check


Every individual working with a K-12 student is required to have a background check on file. Once you apply, watch your inbox for an email from GVSU HR with a link to complete the background check online.  

If you have any concerns with the form, please contact



Volunteer mentors are required to complete the Virtual Orientation and Virtual New Mentor Training. Training information will be sent out once your application is approved.  

Additional optional training sessions will be available throughout the semester.

All training and orientation hours will count toward volunteer hours.

Verify Your Service Hours

If you are interested in having your K-12 Connect service hours verified, please complete the following verification request form:

Service Hour Verification Request

Once your hours are verified by a K-12 Connect specialist, you will receive an email with a signed certificate to use as proof of participation in the K-12 Connect program.


If you have any questions or concerns, contact

You are welcome to speak with a K-12 Connect Specialist by connecting to the K-12 Connect Zoom site and asking to join the support room. A support person is available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

To connect to Zoom, click the button below and refer to the login information:

Connect to Zoom

Zoom Meeting ID: 616 331 5000

Password: gvsugo