First Generation Support Services offers two mentoring programs that support UCSF First Gen students and connect them to faculty, staff, and alumni. Mentors can bring a fresh perspective, normalize our struggles, help us navigate through our academic and professional endeavors, ask you the hard questions, and serve as a source of inspiration and support.


How to Apply



Mentor Relationships

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Mentor Resource Guide
We created this resource guide to help you navigate your mentorships. Feel free to explore the guide for timelines, sample questions, and tools for a successful mentorship. Download a copy of the Mentor Resource Guide.


Establishing Mentor Relationship
Learn more about Establishing your Relationship with your Mentor by viewing the Office of Career and Professional Development’s presentation below.