UB’s First Gen Peer Mentoring Program provides mentorship and support to first-generation college students, connecting you with an experienced upperclassman who serves as a role model, mentor and resource throughout your first year at UB. Our program can help you:
Mentors and mentees are expected to meet (4) times per semester on their own for a professional or social activity. Examples include: attending workshops, mentor journaling and participating in required survey/assessments. Remember communication with your mentor is important.
Ready to connect with your mentor? Submit an online application to get started. Please note, there is a limited number of spots and selection will be based on major, interests and other matching criteria. All accepted mentees must: