Mentoring Program

The goal of the Empower Me First Mentoring Program is to connect first generation students with a  faculty or staff mentor to assist in building social capital on campus and beyond. The program aims to provide an additional measure of personal and academic support for students as they navigate their college experience at the University of Miami and navigate their pursuit of careers or graduate and professional school. 

The program is open to first generation undergraduate students.

The Empower Me First mentoring program applications for Spring 2018 are NOW OPEN!

Interested in mentoring and being a positive influence in the life of a first-generation student? We are looking for passionate faculty, staff, and administrators to apply to the Empower Me First mentoring program. The application can be found here

Looking for a faculty or staff mentor? Celebrate your first-generation student identity with a faculty or staff mentor who wants to help you maximize the possibilities! Apply to be a mentee in the Empower Me First mentoring program using the Qualtrics link found here!

If you have any questions, please send them to 


The deadline to apply is 11:59pm on December 10, 2017.