The purpose of this document is to articulate our collective commitments to graduate student mentorship that centers core values of the department and creates an accountability structure to ensure that students are given mentorship and resources throughout their graduate program, promoting their ability to thrive. Not only do we adhere to broad UMD ethical values of honesty, integrity, collegiality, mutual respect, responsibility, and accountability, but we are committed to additional Departmental values in mentoring our graduate students. The full policy document can be viewed here.