Mentorship is a key program for First Generation Support Services. Check out our mentorship resources below or more ways you can be involved.


First Generation Support Services provides a mentorship program for first gen staff, faculty, alumni, post docs, and residents to mentor current first gen students during the academic year. If you would like to volunteer to be a mentor, complete the application here.

*Please note that our Mentorship Program begins each Fall*


Mentoring/Support During a Crisis
Learn more about Mentoring/Supporting Students Inclusively During a Crisis by viewing the Office of Career and Professional Development’s presentation below.

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.


(Photo above is of Professor Jody Baron, MD, PhD (left), with Audra Johnson, PhD, a UCSF postdoc alumna. Photo by Susan Merrell.)

Imposter syndrome by Tiffany Lam