First Year in Focus Mentoring Program

A relationally-based program which matches a first-year student with an upper-class student by gender for a designated period of time. This one on one relationship establishes a friendship base which forms a platform for conversation, personal reflection and role-modeling between the first-year student and upper-class mentor. The mentee/mentor relationship is built upon the principles of mutual trust, compatibility and common interest. Outcomes include, connections to campus life, personal growth and academic support. For more information, contact Mike Ford ( or Melanie Bullock (