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Peer Mentor Programs

We have an exceptional team of discussion leaders who are great leaders and mentors in and out of the classroom, but we also want you to be aware of other peer mentor programs available on campus that are specific to particular majors and/or student groups. Browse through our list to see if any of these mentor programs resonate with you.

If you are a department or student organization that offers a peer mentor program and would like to be included in this list, please send us an email at



Muir Peer Program

The Muir Peer Program (MPP) is a mentorship program designed to assist students with the social, personal, and academic adjustments associated with college. The Muir Peer Program will begin Fall Quarter.

Sixth College First Generation Student Link (FGS Link)

FGS Link is a program designed to aid first-generation college students in adapting and thriving in the academically rigorous and highly competitive environment of UC San Diego. The program is founded on the three pillars of community, knowledge and mentorship.

Major and Campus Departments

Biological Sciences Student Association

The BSSA Mentor-Mentee program is aimed towards new freshmen and transfer students at UC San Diego. In order to facilitate the transition to our institution, the program aims to pair the incoming student with a third year or fourth year Biology undergraduate at UC San Diego who share common interests and goals.

Black Resource Center

Peer Mentors in the Peer Mentor Program (PMP) will work with 1-3 1st year and/or transfer students providing guidance and support as the incoming students become acclimated to the UC San Diego campus.

Global Ambassadors Program (GAP)

The Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) is a peer mentoring program designed to assist incoming undergraduate international and out-of-state students in acclimating to a new environment and making a smooth transition into university life.

International Studies Student Association (ISSA) Mentorship Program

Join The ISSA Undergraduate Mentorship Program to connect with other members of ISSA through academics, social events, and other networking opportunities! Participants will be matched up with another student of similar academic and professional interests. 

Jacobs Undergraduate Mentoring Program (JUMP)

The Jacobs Undergraduate Mentoring Program is a community of engineering students (both undergraduate and graduate) and alumni, who provide support, advice, guidance, and experience to all members.

T.E.A.M: Transfer Engineering Academic Mentorship Program

T.E.A.M pairs admitted, incoming transfer engineering students in the Jacobs School of Engineering with an upper class transfer student. This free program is open to newly admitted engineering students who transferred from either a 2 and/or 4 year College/University.

Triton International Leaders

The Triton International Leaders mentor program provides an opportunity for current students and newly admitted international students to interact, promote cultural exchange, and have a great time!

Student Organizations

HMP3: Health & Medical Professions Preparation Program

The HMP3 Peer Mentor Program is designed to help pre-health undergraduates navigate life at UCSD as a pre-health student, and to increase the number of UCSD pre-health majors admitted into their desired health professional school.