Fostering mentorship is at the core of what we do.

Successful first gens at UCSF say that one of the most significant factors in navigating through their degree programs was having good mentorship.​ Follow the links below for more information on how to get involved as a student, faculty, staff (postdoc, resident, fellow, researcher, etc.), alumnus, or ally!

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Get matched with a faculty or staff mentorpeer mentor; or be a mentor to other first gen students

Faculty & Staff:
Be a mentor to a first gen student from any of UCSF's professional schools or the Graduate Division.

Join UCSF Connect and join the First Gen community.

Even if you're not first gen yourself, you can still support first gen students.