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Even though you are at a distance, at WGU we make sure you are always supported and connected. As soon as you enroll into your WGU program, you will be assigned a Program Mentor—a faculty member who will help and instruct you throughout your program.
Your Program Mentor is your primary point of contact and is fully committed to your success. He or she (with added insight from your Enrollment Counselor) will evaluate your education background and work experience to determine your current competencies. With this evaluation, you will work with your Program Mentor to develop your Personalized Degree Plan, which serves as a blueprint for completion of your degree program.
Your Program Mentor will work with you throughout the duration of your program to ensure that you are successfully developing the competencies needed and to direct you to the learning resources you require. You will interact with your Program Mentor on a regular basis via phone, email, and web conferencing.
You will be expected to maintain regular communication with your Program Mentor while enrolled at WGU. The Student Communication Protocol calls for:
Click here to see an example of an email from a Program Mentor
Course Instructors work with learners as subject matter experts. They are highly knowledgeable in their area of expertise and offer excellent one-on-one instruction when needed.
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